Year-end tax tips for retirees and preretirees Story stocks not only names fueling bull run Robert Shiller ‘most worried’ about ‘boom’ in U.S. stock market 10 Things We Didn’t Learn From Enron Scandal, 10 Years After
Here are the stories that Ray talked about for Friday, November 22, 2013.
Why moving-average strategies are risky Fewer Workers Participating in Company Retirement Plans, Report Says A Few Good Reasons to Hoard Cash Now Americans Retiring Early, Then Running Out of Money Active stock pickers can now beat the market
The following was written by Ben Stein and recited by him on CBS Sunday Morning Commentary. My confession: I don’t like getting pushed around for being a Jew, and I don’t think Christians like getting pushed around for being Christians. I think people who believe in God are sick and tired of getting pushed around, […]
HYPERINFLATION: Can It Happen Here? Hedging your bets on long-term care Your adviser’s retirement-income disconnect
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Your adviser’s retirement-income disconnect Poll: Older Americans nix Social Security changes Best stock market since 1997 seen with U.S. year-end momentum How the Government Is Making It More Painful for You to Retire
If you are nearing retirement and still working you may want to consider allocating your funds to a decumulation strategy right now. That’s because you never know what tomorrow may bring. It’s not just retirees and pre-retirees that need to focus on decumulation. No one knows if or when they’ll lose their jobs or become […]
There’s an old saying in the investment business, “It’s not what you earn, it’s what you keep.” Unfortunately too many investors take that to the extreme and end up paying far more in taxes in the long run. Take, for example, a married couple who thinks they’re pulling a fast one on Uncle Sam by […]
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=54Sc0d_SjSI A balanced portfolio of the typical 60/40 mix of stocks and bonds may not be as productive as you might think. According to Bret Arends of Smart Money, a re-balanced 60/40 portfolio would have averaged an 8% return since 1920. That number is misleading. It not only ignores inflation but most of those gains […]