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Difference Between Growth Investing and Value Investing

When you invest for growth, you are typically seeking capital appreciation over the long term. You will likely choose investments that you believe will exhibit a faster-than-average increase in share price over the coming years. Growth stocks have the potential to outperform slower-growing investments, such  …read more »

Stock Market Volatility Keeping You Up?

Long-term investing goals and financial plans will help you avoid impulsive moves. Once again, we are seeing a lot of volatility in the market. Times like these indicate your tolerance for volatility. Unfortunately, further market volatility is inevitable. ┬áSo to protect your portfolio during these  …read more »

Should I contribute to a 401(k)?

Unless you absolutely cannot afford to set aside any dollars whatsoever, you should contribute to your employer’s 401(k) plan. A 401(k) plan is one of the most powerful tools you can use to save for your retirement. The first benefit is that your contributions to  …read more »

The Most Important Element in Investing

Asset allocation One of the most important decisions for your investment portfolio is your choice of asset allocation. Asset allocation simply means spreading investments over a variety of asset categories, such as equities, cash or cash alternative investments, bonds, real estate, foreign securities, and possibly  …read more »

Should You Pay off Your Mortgage or Invest?

Owning a home outright is a dream that many Americans share. At the same time having a mortgage can be a huge burden, and paying it off may be the first item on your financial to-do list. Deciding between prepaying your mortgage and investing your  …read more »