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2 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

Couple needs to get back on track to a comfortable retirement

When Stuart first applied for a Financial Facelift last year, he was feeling uneasy because the company he worked for had run into financial difficulty.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, Facelifts, Pension

6 hrs ago |

Jim Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap: Life Lessons

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Related Topix: Mozilla, Financial Markets, Personal Finance

10 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

Investing as a retirement hobby

Equities include shares in BCE Inc., TransCanada Corp., Power Financial Corp., Western Forest Products Inc. and most of the Canadian banks; fixed-income securities include corporate bonds, preferred shares and guaranteed investment certificates .


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, Financial Markets, Warren Buffett

14 hrs ago | Insider Monkey

Allergan Inc. (AGN), Apple Inc. (AAPL) Are Among Hedge Funds' Favorite Picks

Pavle Sabic, financial risk manager at S&P Capital IQ, in an interview on CNBC discussed the stocks that hedge funds have been most bulish on.


Related Topix: Allergan, Biotech, Apple, Startups, Financial Markets, Vicept Therapeutics, Personal Finance

21 hrs ago | JD Supra

Department of Labor Opens the Door to Questioning Brokerage Windows Under 401(k) Plans

A request for information by the U.S. Department of Labor was published on August 21, 2014 regarding the use of so-called "brokerage windows" under retirement plans, such as many Section 401 plans, that allow participants to direct the investment of their retirement accounts.


Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law, Personal Finance, Retirement

Thu Aug 28, 2014

News Max

Yellen, Fed Colleagues Benefit as Low Rates Lift Markets

Federal Reserve officials benefited from gains in asset prices that have boosted the wealth of millions of other Americans, financial disclosure reports show.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Berkeley, CA, UC Berkeley, Financial Markets, Retirement

Wall Street Journal

JustFab Fitted With $1 Billion Valuation For Fashion E-Commerce

Investors are backing fashion e-commerce startup JustFab Inc. at a $1 billion valuation, marking the latest example of public investors eager to own a share of a private company they hope will be the next hot IPO.


Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Personal Finance

Kiplinger Online

How Jeopardy Champion Julia Collins Will Spend Her Windfall

Julia Collins of Wilmette, Ill., won $428,100 in 20 consecutive games on Jeopardy.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Real estate funds come to Africa

High stakes for high return, if you can stick it out for the long term - investors are buying into a boom in sub-Saharan African real estate.


Related Topix: World News, Rwanda, Africa, Ghana, REIT

DOL Questions 401(k) Brokerage Windows

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Related Topix: Canaan, CT, New Canaan, CT, Personal Finance, Retirement, Estate Planning

Barclays' Index Unit May Sell For Much More Than $400 Million Asking Price

Great Speculations' contributor page is devoted to investing ideas that will help make you wiser and richer.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Financial Markets

Big News

Oil stocks catch fancy of foreign funds, scope for more

India's oil and gas industry figures among the most regulated ones and uncertainties continue over issues such as pricing but stocks of listed companies in this segment are increasingly finding favour with foreign funds, market data shows.


Related Topix: Financial Markets, Personal Finance

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Walton Sun

Arbor Wealth: Stock picks, mutual funds, etc.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, The Electric Horseman, Comedy Movies, Western, Drama Movies, Willie Nelson, Country, Celebrities, Robert Redford, Horse, Pets

MSN Money

Can these mutual funds keep beating the market?

Index investing has soared in popularity, with good reason. But some actively managed mutual funds have beaten the S&P 500 for over a decade.


Related Topix: Personal Finance


Nutanix raises $140 million from Fidelity, Wellington - source

Nutanix, which builds data infrastructures for companies, has raised $140 million in another funding round, which valued the firm at $2 billion, the firm said on Wednesday.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, HP, Computers

Seeking Alpha

Consumer Staples Sector

The Consumer Staples sector ranks first out of the ten sectors as detailed in my Sector Rankings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Financial Markets, Clorox, Household Products

Real-Time Mobile Investment Tools Are Focus Of Upcoming Leading Edge Segment With Jimmy Johnson

Around the country, people are involved with investing. This includes the use of stocks, mutual funds, and other assets to create an investment portfolio.


Related Topix: Personal Finance


Why passive investing still has a long runway

Passive investing is now the mainstream approach, if you look at where dollars have flowed in the last 12 months.


Related Topix: Personal Finance

Tue Aug 26, 2014

USA Today

Retirees and 401(k)s: Big money, big decisions

It's a huge amount of money, and and the consequences of doing the wrong thing can be life-changing.


Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, IRA

Seeking Alpha

The Demise Of Active Management Is Greatly Exaggerated

The media has been bombarding investors with articles explaining how indexes like the S&P 500 have outperformed the majority of active mutual fund managers.


Related Topix: Financial Markets, Warren Buffett, Personal Finance, Retirement