The strategy of diversifying one’s portfolio across a variety of asset classes was put to the test during the 2008-2009 market meltdown. And the outcome wasn’t good. Now what?
Investors should think about the kinds of stocks, bonds and commodities they own, balancing risk and exposure. It is less about picking great stocks, then diversifying among and within asset classes.
Retirement and investment accounts may have the same purpose, but you'll need to manage them very differently to get the most for your money.
What goes down, must come up. A decade of tax cuts is coming to an end in 2010 and the writing is certainly on the wall. Here's some investment strategies that will help ease the tax pain.
These days successful estate planning goes well beyond a simple will. You need to think about taxes, insurance, retirement funds--and a long list of account numbers.