This Simple Equation Will Tell You How Much Of Your Portfolio To Invest In Stocks

Your asset allocation should change as you get older. A balanced investment portfolio is important to have throughout your life. But depending on how old you are, that balance will change. According to Manisha Thakor and Sharon Kedar, authors of “On My Own Two Feet,” “stocks are where the action is” for people in their 20s,…

How Do You Get Rich? : Robert Shiller, Economist, Yale University.

Robert Shiller, perhaps best known for co-inventing the Case-Shiller Home Price Index, says the American dream of building wealth through homeownership is a fallacy. “I’ve documented that home prices in real terms didn’t increase from 1890 to 1990,” he says. “That was the bubble thinking, but it’s still fresh in our minds.” How do you…

You may not make money just by being a long-term investor. This chart shows you why

Investors have made maximum returns by catching the market at its lows and booking profi ts when it rises. A graphical guide to the stock market rollercoaster over the past five years   Many stock market investors have seen their wealth remain static, and some have even lost money over the last five years. So,…

A curated list of lessons billionaires have given to college graduates over the years.

College students across the country will accept diplomas and step out into the “real world” for the first time this month. Some have jobs, many don’t, but all are hopeful about what lies ahead. As to their first steps beyond the comfort of campus, whose advice should they follow? What lessons should they heed as…