How to use your portfolio for the greater good

You can donate cash, clothes or even a car. But did you know you can also donate part of your investment portfolio? So, if you’ve already cleaned out your “giving budget,” closet and garage, and you’re wanting to do more, considering donating some of your appreciated investments.

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Louie Spivak
Will interest rates go up or down?

One of the top concerns of investors is how interest rates will affect their portfolios. Unfortunately, rates are also hard to predict. Instead of worrying, read on about what we have learned about interest rates and how to give yourself some peace of mind.

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Louie Spivak
Does timing the market really work?

"Timing the market" isn't just the domain of day traders. If you're hoping to buy in at a low price and sell before a big drop, you're a market timer. But in your attempt to maximize your ROI, long-term, you’ll end up underperforming.

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Tim Goodwin
Is a second job really worth it?

Whatever the reason, a second job is often the most sensible solution for solving a serious financial problem. However, before you take on another role, consider whether it’s going to be the difference maker that you need it to be.  

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Sharon Brewer
4 ways to maximize your employee benefits

While understanding your employee benefits may be the to-do you keep putting off, if you don’t make time, there’s no way to know what all you might be missing. So, here are the four things you absolutely need to do to fully use your employee benefits. 

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Joe Beckford
How to save for your child's future post-divorce

Divorce is a certainly separation of personal finances, but it's not always an elimination of shared financial responsibility. You and your ex-spouse may still be facing the cost of putting a kid through college. The path ahead may be uncertain, but there are some initial steps you can take that your kid will thank you for. 

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Sharon Brewer