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TradeKing Review
Wed, 08/18/10 | 6 Comments
TradeKing Review

A few years ago, I made the switch to TradeKing for my traditional and Roth IRA’s. I’ve been promising a TradeKing review for a while, so this is long overdue. Having held discount broker accounts …

ETF’s Versus Index Funds & the 5 Big Differences to Consider
Sun, 12/21/08 | 9 Comments
ETF’s Versus Index Funds & the 5 Big Differences to Consider

ETF’s or Index Funds: An Epic Battle
ETF’s (exchanged traded funds) and index funds. The comparison between the two is kind of like deciding to pull over to a restaurant that you see off the side …

5 Reasons why Dollar Cost Averaging is Back with a Vengeance
Mon, 12/1/08 | 11 Comments
5 Reasons why Dollar Cost Averaging is Back with a Vengeance

Dollar cost averaging (investing like a robot) has received a bad rap in recent years, and for good reason. For those not investing in low or zero transaction cost accounts such as 401K’s, fees can …

How to Buy a Mutual Fund
Thu, 08/21/08 | No Comment
How to Buy a Mutual Fund

How to Buy Mutual Funds
In this post, we’ll discuss some best practices when it comes to purchasing index funds and mutual funds, in general. Mutual funds are a great option for those who don’t have …

How is a Mutual Fund’s Share Price (NAV) Determined?
Tue, 05/13/08 | 11 Comments
How is a Mutual Fund’s Share Price (NAV) Determined?

How is a Mutual Funds Share Price Determined?
During a lunch recently, ‘Matt’, a colleague, and I were discussing investments and the topic turned to mutual funds. I proceeded to tell him a few funds that …

Should I Invest in Index Funds or Managed Mutual Funds?
Fri, 03/21/08 | 24 Comments

Index Funds Vs Managed Mutual Funds
Let’s take a look at index funds and compare them to actively managed mutual funds. It’s important to understand the distinction between the two, because you may have the option …


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