Investment Allocation for 2008 – Need Advice?

I need help determining my correct allocation. I have about 60K in a work 401K plan. Before last years election I took some gains off the table and invested 20K in cash and fixed income. The rest of my portfolio is split evenly amount smal caps, growth, and Foreign Investments. I have two questions. Assuming…

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Selecting the Proper Investment Allocation

The following questions are designed to determine an investment allocation that will help you meet your goals in a manner that you will be comfortable with. After answering these questions you should be able to determine an investment allocation that will suit your needs. Circle the number that best matches you answer. Add the values…

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Investing Strategy

http://www.ruleoneuniversity.com Investment coach and NY Times best selling author Phil Town. Duration : 57 sec

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A-E-I-O-You And Sometimes “Why?”

Financial planning is like riding a subway. You should know your destination, understand the ride is bumpy with moments of ambushed darkness, firmly grip the overhead handrails, and recognize you are surrounded by unfamiliar others. An educated traveler accepts the variables and chooses to utilize the convenient public transportation anyway. As you plan for your…

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Examining Asset Allocation and Assumptions

View an on-camera interview with Joe Dear, Chief Investment Officer and Alan Milligan, Interim Chief Actuary as they discuss CalPERS review of its asset allocation, investment assumptions, as well as the assumed rate of return — the rate necessary to pay future pension benefits. Insight is an opportunity to watch CalPERS leaders discuss issues and…

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Gold trading is strong with a new all time high

Gold has once again hit a new record high in early trading today as there were many investors who trade gold in times of economic trouble. It has historically been seen as a secure investment due to it’s static nature, we know how much gold there is and it’s not actually possible to change. Gold trading…

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Which investment elections should I choose for my 401k?

I’m a 22 year old guy that just got started with my company’s 401(k) a few months ago. Which elections should I choose, and what percentage should I put towards each? Choices: -Laudus International MarketMasters (Foreign Large-Cap Growth) -Gartmore Morely Stable Value Fund (Stable Value) -FPA Crescent Portfolio (Moderate Allocation fund) -Vanguard 500 (Index fund)…

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Two Choices To Spot The Currency Market

What many Forex traders don’t know is that there is actually more than one type of Forex market to trade on. Yes – most brokers will only offer one (the spot Foreign exchange market) – but there are a few Forex brokers out there who have flexibility as to the market that you are able…

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In Risky Markets, Following The Secrets Of The Ultra-rich, Not The Rich, Will Help Your Investment Decisions

Recently, there was an article on CNNMoney that spoke about the “secrets” of the elite rich in the United States. In turn, several articles were written about this article, including one that stated that the richest of Americans “built their wealth with diversification, wealth preservation and strategic growth.” That is a ridiculous statement in itself…

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Benefits Of Forex Trading

Forex trading is an investment option that is not for the faint of heart. This article discusses Forex trading which is something that is suited for experienced investors only. Do not attempt the strategies discussed in this article without the help of a professional or unless you are an experienced investor.   Few people realize…

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