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For those without a Retirement Plan

by InvestorGuide Staff

If you have no retirement plan at work, contribute to a traditional IRA or a Roth IRA. Your contributions to your 401(k) or IRA are tax-deferred, so that you don't pay any income t ...

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Optimal Portfolio Rebalancing Frequency

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How Do Broker Fees and Payment Plans Work?

Unless he or she charges an asset-management fee — meaning he or she takes a slice of the assets managed each year — or a flat fee for account manag...

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Why Buy and Hold Stock Strategy is Good for Long-Term Investment

A 'Buy and Hold' portfolio can ensure positive returns over a long period of time. Learn how to create one by using bonds and growth and value stocks. R...

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