July 10, 2013 Until its price peak in late 2011, gold had been in a twelve year bull market. Its price appreciation accelerated following the 2008 financial crisis, more than doubling from less than $800 an ounce in 2008 to over $1,800 per ounce in 2011. During 2013, however, gold lost its glitter. The price … More Why Gold Has Lost Its Glitter: Don’t Rush to Buy
June 15, 2013 Most financial advisors have typically recommended that investors allocate a certain percentage of their portfolio to bonds. Depending on your age, risk tolerance, and income needs, that percentage may range from 25-40% or even higher. Historically, bonds have not only supplied steady income to a portfolio, but have also reduced overall risk … More Bonds: Getting Kicked Off the Playground
May 29, 2013 You pay your bills each month. You have a cash cushion that covers several months of living expenses. And you have some extra money that you want to invest, to grow for the long term. But you aren’t sure exactly what you should buy. Perhaps you are new to investing. Or maybe … More So Many Choices – What Do I Buy First?