As the close of 2018 quickly approaches, investor’s should start thinking ahead, reviewing and taking advantage of tax saving strategies. Here are three important tips that will help investor’s manage tax consequences, while helping to better manage their investment portfolio(s).
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Provided here is a list of websites of interest to investors…
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One important benefit of using a portfolio management and investment record keeping system is the ability to utilize and access information for improved year-end decision making, including useful tax planning, monitoring and reporting tools.
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Mutual funds are professionally managed investment groups that pool together money from individual investors.
This money is used to purchase stocks, bonds and other tradable financial assets that can generate capital gains and income for the fund participants. Each collection of securities is called an investment portfolio.
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If you want to take advantage of the compounding effect of income producing investments, then a solid dividend reinvestment plan (DRIP) may be suitable for your needs.
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Since the practice of successful portfolio management never stops, requiring consistent attention, investment software will improve that process. Since 1985 QUANT IX SOFTWARE has developed desktop-based secure software to help investors do a better job managing their investment portfolios…
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With the calendar having just passed the midway point of 2018, now might be an ideal time to review your portfolio, and identify if any rebalancing changes may be necessary to stay consistent with your long-term goals.
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Craig L. Israelsen, Ph.D.
There are two engines of growth in an investment portfolio: (1) the contributions made by the investor, and (2) the rate of return generated by the portfolio itself. The question is this: which has the greater impact? The answer is based on your age…
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As an investor, it’s important to understand the relations between risk and returns. Some investments come with a quick return ‘promise’ while other investments may lead to a larger risk. Make sure you are aware of how to evaluate your risk appetite.
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When you’re young, it’s easy to fall into the trap of thinking there’s no rush to save for retirement. But before you know it, you may find yourself in your 50s or 60s, and nowhere near your retirement savings goal. Even those who started saving early on may have concerns about saving enough for their retirement years.
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