If you want an investment that goes only one way- upwards- you should consider investing in real estate. Other avenues are either low-return or high-risk ones. This means you are either stuck in an unprofitable allocation of your money or walking a thin line with potential risk of bankruptcy. You can avoid both these extremes…

Read More

Our company is expert in providing solutions for a particular domain. You are appointed as a project manager for a new project. You have to do Risk management. What will be your approach? It’s important to understand that risk management is an integral part of project management. The basic approach is: 1. Identify Risk 2.…

Read More

Listen to Steve Preston from RSA, The Security Division of EMC, as he discusses Information Risk Management, a strategy for protecting sensitive information, aligning security investments to the business while driving down the cost of compliance. Duration : 0:8:26

Read More

I just enrolled in the 403B offered by the company I’m working with. I earn 2000 bi-weekly and I contribute 20% of it with a match from my employer. I made the following allocations: STOCK INVESTMENTS Large cap: Janus Twenty Fund——>25% Mid cap: Alger Mid Cap Grth I——->20% Small cap: NB Genesis TR———–>35% BOND INVESTMENTS…

Read More

The Asset Allocation Summit is the only event that determines the strategic investment direct of the regions superannuation fund industry. Where pension funds, endowments, and superfund CIOs meet and determine new sources of returns and optimal asset allocation strategies. http://www.terrapinn.com/2008/aas_au * 300+ delegates * 90+ institutional investors – Over AU$6 trillion in FUM attending *…

Read More

This for comparison sake of the pros and consof different investments compared to say indexed or fixed annuities. In the office or in a seminar… and be in compliance with NASD rules-tho they do not regulate ins agents not NASD lisc? Can you disscuss generalities ie assett allocation and risk without giving specific investment advice…

Read More

What are the main arguments of Canner, Mankiw and Weil’s "An Asset Allocation Puzzle? That is, why are investment advices inconsistent with Mutual fund theorem? Basically, traditional investment advice ignores the impact of equity diversification on the reduction of risk. Correlation and volatility are persistent qualities of most well-managed mutual funds. Thus, the right mix…

Read More

I am not a communist- I am pretty much pro free market capitalism (but not unrestrained capitalism). But I do wonder- the world’s resources are finite (limited) and the world’s population is constantly growing. It seems inevitable that the world will reach a population where resources become quite limited relative to the population. Currently, capitalism…

Read More

As people watch their 401ks drop in value they are looking for alternative investments. This article “Speculation Vs Real Estate Investment” looks at the real Estate Investment option. There are additional resource links at the end of this article. Still you should seek professional advice before you exercise the real estate option.   Real estate…

Read More