How to invest overseas using single-country funds and ETFs

For that reason alone, financial advisers typically recommend putting 15 percent of a stock portfolio in non-U.S. markets. For most…

What are private equity investments

Private equity investments are capital invested in public, but more typically private, companies on a private placement basis and are…

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…