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Taxation of Investments

Taxation of Investments

It's nice to own stocks, bonds, and other investments. Nice, that is, until it's time to fill out your federal income tax return. At that point, you may be left scratching your head. Just how do you report your investments and how are they taxed?

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Six basics to consider before investing with a robo advisor

Six basics to consider before investing with a robo advisor

By Nathaniel Sillin

You're looking to grow your money, but you're not quite sure how to get started.
Should you go robo?

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Why DIY investment management is such a risk

Why DIY investment management is such a risk

Paying attention to the wrong things becomes all too easy.

If you ever have the inkling to manage your investments on your own, that inkling is worth reconsidering. Do-it-yourself investment management is generally a bad idea for the retail investor for myriad reasons.

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Intro To Investing - REITs

Intro To Investing - REITs

If you own a home, you're already invested in real estate. As the price of residential real estate in your area rises and falls, the value of your home increases and decreases. That's far from the only way to be invested in real estate, though. There's another, easier way called a real estate investment trust, or REIT.

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Walking The Tightrope: Balance Your Portfolio To Keep Your Future On Track

Walking The Tightrope: Balance Your Portfolio To Keep Your Future On Track

Personal finance is almost always a balancing act. You'll need to strike a balance between spending and saving. You'll want to balance your expenses against your income. You would be wise to make sure the risk and potential reward stay in balance. Most importantly, though, your portfolio will benefit if you keep your investments in balance.

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