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Waiting on IPOs

Why It May Be Best to Wait on IPOs

Everyone likes to be the first to discover the next hit band or hot fad. But something I get a kick out is discovering that next big stock. So, I like to watch the soon-to-launch IPOs (Initial Public Offerings) available at the Nasdaq

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Why Do You Do That With Your Finances?

In his recent Friday Forward blog, author and CEO Robert Glazer, shares the “pot roast” story (you may know it): A mother was preparing a pot roast for her family’s Easter meal while her young daughter helped. Knowing her daughter

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bubble of everything

5 Ways to Prepare for the Bubble of Everything

On the way to work the other day, I caught an interview with former Crown Financial President, Robert Dickie. It was an interesting discussion on a future economic downturn that will likely affect everyone (worldwide). Now, I give you this

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How to Create Your Own Pension

Gone are the years of the traditional pensions and 30+ years with one company. Today, people need to be much more reliant on their own means of saving, investing, and planning. It’s definitely a hard task when there is so

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Can Kids Invest in Stocks or Mutual Funds?

At 13 years old I asked my parents if I could start investing money in the stock market through a mutual fund. I’d saved about $1500 from starting my own hog selling business, and through working in the fields during

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Six Benefits of Rolling Over Your 401k

This month I had on my list of monthly goals to rollover my 401k from an employer I left in 2011 to Vanguard. Last Friday I pulled the trigger after running into a number of hurdles that were preventing me

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