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Average Historical Stock Market Returns in Your Long-Term Investments

Conventional wisdom says that, over time, stocks outperform nearly every other asset class, but what is their true long-term average return? And how does the average stock investor fare compared to the major indexes? Read on to learn what you can realistically expect from long-term stock investing.
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What Is a Roth 401(k) – Retirement Plan Rules & Limits

For years, the traditional 401(k) plan has been the most popular workplace retirement account. However, there's a new alternative that's been growing steadily in the...
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Safe Withdrawal Rates for Retirement – Does the 4% Rule Still...

How much do you need to retire? How much money can you pull out of your nest egg every year in retirement without worrying...
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What Is a Trust Fund – How It Works, Types &...

If you are like many people, you probably think a trust is what rich people use to make sure their children never have to...
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Advances in Behavioral Finance Theory & Economics

Collectively, consumers tend to make bizarre choices when it comes to how they make purchases and manage their money. Similarly, investors in financial markets...
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5 Best Utilities Stocks to Buy in 2020

Just about everyone uses utilities such as water, gas, waste disposal, and electricity regardless of economic conditions — which makes utilities stocks popular among investors. What are the most promising utilities stocks to consider today? Here are our top picks.
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The Rise of Virtual Financial Robo-Advisors for Your Investments – Types,...

In the past five years, a new type of financial advisor has emerged to compete with traditional investment advisory firms. Funded by venture capitalists, these...
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8 Financial Accounts to Open for Your Child to Create Lifelong...

If you want your kids to grow into wealthy, financially literate adults, you’re going to have to teach them about money. Here are some important accounts you can open on your child’s behalf to help them learn good financial habits.
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What Is S&P? Understanding Standard & Poor’s Credit Ratings

Standard and Poor's (commonly known as S&P) is one of the most prominent financial intelligence companies in the world. S&P is a division of...
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5 Stocks to Buy as the Market Recovers From the COVID-19...

COVID-19 has changed the world and many consumer behaviors and trends. The stock market, too, has been on a wild ride, with many sectors and companies still well below their pre-COVID valuations. What stocks should you buy in anticipation of the COVID-19 recovery? Here are several ideas to consider.
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14 Numbers You Need to Know When Investing in Real Estate...

One of the great advantages of investing in real estate is that you can predict your returns — if you know what numbers to look at. Whether you want to flip houses or invest in income properties, here are the numbers you need to know to ensure every deal you buy is a good one.
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4 Great Books For Learning About Investing

Are you looking for a great book to help you get a better understanding about investing? Navigating the investing landscape can be a lot...