A smart value investor buys low, then waits for the "herd" to catch up. Unfortunately, most investors tend to do the exact opposite. » Read More
By: Jim Pavia
In light of Dow 20,000, advisors are cautioning clients to avoid hype and stick with tried-and-true, long-term investing tactics. » Read More
By: Max Richtman, president and CEO of the National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare
Congress can improve the solvency of Social Security without forcing those who can least afford it to bear most of the burden. » Read More
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