ETFs (Exchange Traded Funds): pros and cons

Exchange Traded Fund or ETF is a fund that tracks an index, but can be traded like a stock. They…

How important is having an insurance agent?

Insurance agents may have a less-than-golden reputation as a group, but when you think about it, this stereotype is mostly…

What is behind the numerous figures of the quarterly reports

Investors need to get an idea of what is behind the numerous figures of the quarterly reports. It can be…

Investing in Options

While many investors may believe that options are a product of recent financial innovation, options were, in fact, conceived thousands…

Plan your retirement wisely

Most Americans save for retirement over their professional lives. It pays to think of your future while you are young…

How Your Credit Affects Your Insurance

With mortgage rates at record lows, many people are scrambling to get their finances in order so that they can…

Why is insurance such a key part of my overall financial plan?

There are few financial topics more important (and, sadly, more mundane) than insurance. No matter how diligently you build your…

What are the things you should insure?

How’s your health? Could you afford to lose it? If you become sick or disabled, temporarily or permanently, would you…

Governments Engaged in Digital Diplomacy through Social Media

Digital diplomacy is the new buzz word that governments are following nowadays. Social media unites people globally for any common…

How to pick a good mutual fund: watch the costs

Mutual funds have suffered a serious blow when the public learned about serious machinations in the industry. The public has…