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New fixed-income ETFs could present young people with more investing options

The proliferation of a new wave of fixed-income exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that could potentially present investors with a wider range of investing options and a method for more precisely obtaining the desired exposure to assets. 'New breed' A Bloomberg article refers to this class of ETFs as being "a new breed." While the creators of […]

Broader range of investing options for young people one step closer with SEC ruling on crowdfunding

The recent ruling on the proposed practice of crowdfunding that was provided by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) makes a greater range of investing options one step closer for young people. President Barack Obama signed the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act on April 5, and the SEC has mandated various regulations surrounding […]

Young investors can access hedge fund strategies using ETFs

Various exchange traded funds (ETFs) offer investors the opportunity to gain exposure to hedge funds, and ETF providers are submitting proposals to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in an attempt to obtain approval for similar funds.  The first ETF to offer investors with exposure to hedge funds recently celebrated its third anniversary, according to […]

Overcoming the investment challenges created by bear markets

Diversification is an important tool in lowering the volatility of an investor's portfolio, but achieving this becomes more difficult in a bear market where the pessimism of market participants motivates them to sell off various assets, pushing them down at the same time. The depreciation experienced across many asset classes during the most recent recession […]

Young investors planning for retirement should buy and hold

Investors who are just starting out with their retirement planning efforts should seriously consider utilizing buy and hold strategies. This will help prevent them from not saving enough to retire comfortably. Data that was recently compiled by the Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI) indicates that only 0.2 percent of individuals who are saving for their […]

Why ETFs are gaining in popularity

Exchange trade funds (ETFs) have been growing in popularity for various reasons, and young investors should definitely be aware of the benefits provided by these financial instruments. ETFs are financial instruments that invest into a bundle of assets and trade like stocks. One major benefit that they provide investors is exposure to assets and risk […]

Young investors should consider Roth IRAs for retirement planning

Young investors planning for their retirements should consider Roth investment retirement accounts (IRAs) when determining how they will accumulate funds for the time they want to stop working. People who are just starting to put money away for their retirement may want to gather the info they need on Roth IRAs as well as traditional […]

Finding Buyers for Wholesale Deals

This is probably the most common question I get from beginner wholesalers. Not to worry, if you have a great wholesale deal you can get it sold quickly by following my advise. You can also always post a question on my blog to get an immediate answer from me if you have any wholesaling houses questions […]

Jive Sees Success in Smaller IPO

Some of the hopeful expectations about the initial public offering market opening up in the wake of the recent Groupon IPO have been borne out to an extent with the somewhat smaller offering by Jive Software on Tuesday. The Wall Street Journal reports that Jive, a producer of social networking tools used by businesses, was […]

Dividend ETFs attracting significant inflows

Dividend Exchange traded funds (ETFs) have been attracting substantial capital inflows as investor market volatility persists. The yields that are currently being generated by other market opportunities are driving investors to seek out these financial instruments, according to Risk Magazine. Pershing Securities, a New Jersey-based firm that offers structured financial instruments and and ETFs as […]