July 31, 2015

Can I Fund My Roth With Book Publishing Royalties?

Can I Fund My Roth With Book Publishing Royalties?

Roth IRAs can only be funded with earned income and therein lies the confusion.

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Do The Opposite of Wall Street Consensus?

Do The Opposite of Wall Street Consensus?

Contrarian indicators have paid off historically.

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How to Save for Large Fast-Approaching Expenses

How to Save for Large Fast-Approaching Expenses

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The average married couple has dreams of multiple children, annual vacations, and homeownership, but planning for these expenses can be challenging.

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Mailbag: Are Energy Funds A Good Buy?

Mailbag: Are Energy Funds A Good Buy?

The connection between the price of oil and the price of oil companies is loose.

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YTD 2015 Asset Class Returns

Second Quarter and Year-to-Date Returns for Our 6 Asset Classes

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Despite the headlines, the global equity markets posted gains last quarter and for the year.

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The Behavior Gap: Finding Your Financial Balance

The Behavior Gap: Finding Your Financial Balance

Planning for your financial future is largely a question of dealing with the constant tension between living for today and saving for some future event.

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How to Take Advantage of Student Loan Forgiveness

How to Take Advantage of Student Loan Forgiveness

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You might think that you can’t qualify, but many well-paid families are eligible.

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Oasis in the Desert

How to Get Out of Debt: Summary

This is a visual summary of the process of getting out of debt.

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Managerial Lessons from Game Mastering

Managerial Lessons from Game Mastering

Pen-and-paper roleplaying games have a lot of unique lessons to offer, particularly for policymakers and managers.

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Mailbag: What Does The Shanghai Composite Being Down 32.1% Mean?

Mailbag: What Does The Shanghai Composite Being Down 32.1% Mean?

Is it a crash or just a correction? On average, the drop from peak to trough takes 85 days and the markets have recovered after another 107 days.

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