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A primer on the basics and complexities of the global bond market.

Home > Resources > Education > Everything You Need to Know About Bonds<p>Understanding Investing<p>A primer on the basics and complexities of the global …

The world’s most reviled financial product may save your retirement

Most people hate annuities. Hardly anyone buys them (pdf) and they’ve become synonymous with bad financial advice. But economists—who are also people—love annuities and can’t understand why others don’t. The number crunchers have even dubbed this vexing fact “the annuity puzzle,” and expend a lot …

Sorry, Millennials -- You'll Need to Save a Huge Sum for Retirement

Photo: Reynermedia, Flickr.<p>The Millennial generation -- defined generally as those born between 1982 and 2004 -- doesn't have it easy. Sure, the youngest are only about 12 years old now, and probably more worried about an upcoming math test than about money or retirement; but the oldest are in …

How to Use Net Present Value Analysis

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We recently helped a client think through whether or not to invest in new technology to reduce the cost of doing business. Specifically, the client wanted to reduce production costs.<p>To help the client think this through, we completed a …

What's the Right Percentage of Cash for Your Portfolio?

Cash — we all love it, and we all want more of it. But when it comes to investing, cash is not necessarily your best friend. Right now, cash will …

Mike Bloomberg has 6 harsh pieces of advice for people who want success

At age 73 he has become the 14th-richest man in the world, with a net worth of $40.7 billion (£26.6 billion). He is a self-made billionaire.<p>When he was in London on Thursday at a Goldman Sachs event to help small businesses, his advice was pretty harsh for anyone wanting to get ahead.<p>Appearing on …

Opinion: The bond market is no longer a safe haven for investors

Ever since the financial crisis, investors worldwide have been on a bond-buying spree.<p>Near-zero interest rates have prompted corporations to issue …

Is The First $100K The Hardest?

My, my. Feels good to write this article!<p>Munger has said that accumulating the first $100,000 from a standing start, with no seed money, is the most …

Here's Whitney Tilson's presentation explaining why Berkshire Hathaway's stock could jump 45% in the next year

In a new presentation, Tilson asserts that Berkshire Hathaway's A shares could have a 45% upside in the next year.<p>He said the stock price was trading 25% below its intrinsic value, which does not include any Warren Buffett premium. In other words, Tilson doesn't see the company's value declining if …

13 valuable investing insights from history's most impressive military leaders

Duty, honor, integrity, and, believe it or not, investment strategies.<p>We've put together a list of 13 brilliant insights from military leaders that are just as relevant to investors as they are to soldiers.<p>After all, there's nothing more important than character and brains.

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'black-ish' Star Anthony Anderson Offers Good Money Lessons

If you tuned in recently to this season’s premiere episode of ABC’s <i>black-ish,</i> you saw Emmy-nominated actor and comedian Anthony Anderson in rare form.<p>…

What It Takes To Change Your Brain’s Patterns After Age 25

Most of our brain’s patterns are solidified by our mid-20s, but it’s possible to change your brain’s pathways and patterns with these methods.<p>“In most of us, by the age of thirty, the character has set like plaster, and will never soften again.”<p>That quote was made famous by Harvard psychologist …

This man showed that investing isn’t a competition

Sheldon Jacobs won by not losing. He wasn’t the greatest ever at selecting mutual funds, and he didn’t post breathtaking numbers. He won the race in …

The 5 Most Common Investor Mistakes

When investing, the stakes are alarmingly real: If we screw it up, we lose money.<p>In his book "The 5 Mistakes Every Investor Makes And How To Avoid Them," Peter Mallouk outlines some of the most common investor errors he's seen over the course of his career as a wealth manager.<p>His firm, Creative …

The Most Important Things You Need to Know About Life Insurance

The topic of life insurance is one that many do not like to discuss. The reason is simple – it involves death, most notably our own. And since death …

The world’s craziest financial contract allowed people to go back in time and invest in the future

The French like to invest their savings in life insurance, and Max-Hervé George’s father probably thought he was being wise by buying his son a policy, worth 50,000 francs (now roughly €8,000), when he was seven years old. Little did he realize just how wise that decision was.<p>George’s policy, a …

Here\'s why cash value life insurance is a superior product | ThinkAdvisor

The product's tax, legal and financial advantages make it an asset that should be a component of virtually every client portfolio.<p>Whether your client …

News and Analysis of the Life and Health Insurance Industry | ThinkAdvisor

Allison Bell | May 21, 2018<p>Agents who show clients high, stock-market-linked returns should have a securities license, Anil Vazirania says.<p>Katherine …

Solitude Can Be Your Most Powerful Thinking Tool

One of those moments where life is happening to us instead of us happening to life?<p>If you have, you are most certainly not alone.<p>Let's face it: Life can be hectic at times and most definitely get the best of us. This is where your most powerful thinking tool can shed wonderful light: Solitude.<p>The …

‘The Colbert Report’ leaves us 5 important investing rules to live by

Slide 1 of 7<p>NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — The final episode of “The Colbert Report” has aired, ending a nine-year run for the satirical late-night talk …

Four Reasons to Use a Trust

Connect with an advisor and start a conversation about your goals.<p>Give us a call at<p>1.866.706.8321<p>9am - 9pm Eastern, Monday - Friday<p>Have questions for your financial advisor?<p>Connect with to continue the conversation.<p>Phone<p>Email

The Original 21 Day Shred Ab Workout

The 15-Minute Cardio Workout for Busy Guys<p>10 Foods With the Highest Risk for Recalls and Contamination<p>20 Weight-loss Tricks That Actually Work<p>The …

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Exercise for Beginners: How To Do A Pull-up

Pullups are hands-down the best exercise for your upper back. It could even be argued that it’s one of the best exercises for the human body. But for …