In this video series, AAAs director of Financial Services, Bill Gerhard, explains what an Individual Retirement Account (IRA) is, and what the advantages and differences are between a Roth IRA and a traditional IRA. This video is an introduction to IRAs and covers finding a provider, investment allocation, restrictions and rollovers, compound interest and the…

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Asset Allocation For my regular investment account I have the following asset allocation: 50% – Emerging Markets Funds 25% – S&P500 Fund 25% – Growth Fund Should I invest more money into any one of these funds, or diversify a bit more and purchase other funds? I am focusing on a 10 year horizon with…

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This is the time! The day you have been longing for, but perhaps not so sure about. The desk may be cleared and everyone is admiring the presentation gold watch in its smart box. You may even have your retirement lump sum-could be the largest sum of money you have seen in your life. It…

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If you are one of the many investors saving for retirement and wondering how you will maintain your standard of living as your investments are not performing and the Sate looks to provide less and less this article is for you. Quite simply, most of the baby boomer generation (that’s about 70 million) people face…

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Understanding what market caps are and why a blend of categories can improve your diversification and therefore your portfolio’s performance is only part of the problem. You need to be able to find these stocks in the first place. 100% free stocks and options education available from http://www.learningmarkets.com. Duration : 0:6:25

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As a real estate broker, I often meet self-identified real estate investors. When I speak to these people, I usually find that they are either true investors or real estate “investors.” The difference is that the real estate “investor” often has never actually bought an investment property. They often downplay the difficulties of real estate…

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The best way to plan your retirement fund nest egg is to layout an investment roadmap early in your career life. Mapping out each phase of your life the important investment portfolio you should have. Financial advisor recommends a multistage retirement path which needs a multistage approach to investing. In the first stage, you could…

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