Tag: asset allocation
“Should I Invest In Real Estate?  Or Buy Stocks?”

“Should I Invest In Real Estate? Or Buy Stocks?”

A reader writes: "My spouse and I are in our late 60s and we've wanted to buy an investment property near our home for a long time. Our current home is almost paid for and we have no consumer debt. "I'm looking to make a move on the condo purchase with IRA funds, but have not done it yet. Looks like if I rent it ...

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I’m A Boring Investment Competitor

I’m A Boring Investment Competitor

(I recently returned from a three-week family vacation in Bangkok with very poor Internet bandwidth. We had a great time and I'll write several posts about it.  However I'm also a couple of weeks behind on projects-- one of them is today's post.)   We bloggers love to write about financial independence ...

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How much will military veterans leave on the table?

How much will military veterans leave on the table?

    Once you've started saving and investing for financial independence, you want to know when you're actually financially independent. The answer should be straightforward, but it starts out with a simple number and then piles on the fine print. Here's an example:  "You're financially independent when ...

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Save or invest?

Save or invest?

As we start 2012, it's easy to find lots of economic doom & gloom in the financial news these days. Whether it's Japan, Europe, or our own stock markets, the financial "experts" are predicting meltdown and chaos everywhere. Whenever a problem crops up in one corner of the world, it's assumed that it's going to ...

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