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Corporate Earnings Are Slightly Higher, While Stocks Are Flat

For the current quarter, the S&P 500 has gained a whopping 7 points, or 0.37%, closing at 1879. Year to date, the S&P 500 is up 1.68%; just 18 points shy of the all-time high of 1,897. 363 more words

Investor Education

“Stock Investing at Lower Risk: A Guide for Beginners”

Here’s a simple breakdown of key points for investing in stocks

For the beginner, stock investing can seem like an uncharted mine field because of terms, regulations, and fear. 209 more words

Retirement Planning

Steps to financial freedom

A young man, I mentor, recently sought my opinion as he completed the paperwork to buy what he called “a reasonably priced” used Ranger Rover. He wanted to know what I thought about this. 361 more words

Book Review

China Provides US$160,000 to the Maldives for Agricultural Development

Maldives and China have signed an agreement on agricultural and research project cooperation that will provide grant to the farmers of the Indian Ocean group of islands, the Foreign Ministry said in a brief statement on Friday. 33 more words


When Is It Time To Invest?

It Depends…

Some would say that the earlier, the better. I agree fully. If you can start saving money towards retirement beginning when you are 20 years old, that is a whole lot better than starting when you are 55. 297 more words


Getting Relief from the American Taxpayer Relief Act (ATRA)

Now that the deadline for filing your tax return has come and gone, you likely know that the ATRA of 2012, which was enacted on January 2, 2013 and preserved many of the Bush era tax cuts, is providing anything but tax relief for successful business owners and corporate executives this tax filing season. 657 more words

Investor Education

Foreign investment in Spanish real estate hits a 9-year high

Foreign investment in Spanish real estate rose in 2013 for the fourth consecutive year to 6.45 billion euros ($8.95 billion), the highest level registered in the past nine years and 16 percent more than in 2012. 179 more words

Real Estate