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Rule-of-Thumb for Estimating Post-Retirement Expenses

by InvestorGuide Staff

The first step in retirement planning is estimating how much money you'll need. A popular rule-of-thumb claims that you will only need about 70% of your pre-retirement income to ma ...

Why Improving Your Credit Score May Be a Wise Resolution for 2014

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List of Important Financial Ratios for Stock Analysis

When you're research individual stocks for investing, you have to look beyond the basics like share price, number or shares, and market capitalization. Here are...

Range Finder: Forecasting the Next Bar High and Low

This useful indicator was independently discovered by multiple commodity futures traders, but Arne Gronfelt generally gets the credit for it. I find it also use...

How to Fire Your Financial Advisor

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An Overview of Basic Calculation for Calls

On a realistic level, your calculations of returns on option trades should be possible with a desk calculator; it should be quick and easy; and the results shou...

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