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How to Invest For Retirement

Learn what rate of return to expect, and how much risk to take. Find out what investment choices you should pick inside your 401(k) plan. Learn how to invest for income once you are retired. Avoid costly mistakes, learn valuable lessons from history, and get the scoop on "guaranteed" investments.
  1. Asset Allocation (12)
  2. Behavioral Finance (4)
  3. Book Reviews (34)
  4. Employee Stock Options (3)
  5. Get Better at Investing (7)
  6. Investing Glossary (30)
  7. Investing Mistakes (6)
  8. Investment Fees (6)
  9. Investment Income (29)
  10. Managing Investment Risk (5)
  11. Quotes About Investing (1)
  12. Retirement Investments (7)
  13. Safe Investments (11)
  14. Stock Market Investing (21)

Calculate Internal Rate Of Return To Compare Investments
What is an internal rate of return and how do you use it to compare investment options? Here's how.

Investing works if you know what you are doing. If you don’t, it’s all too easy to make costly mistakes. Below you can find both basic and advanced information on investing. You’ll have the tools and tips you need to make smart decisions no matter what your level of investing experience.

Investing Basics - What You Need to Know
The perfect investment would be safe, provide income, and grow. Unfortunately, it doesn't exist. Instead, by understanding investing basics, you will learn to combine investments, which is called building a portfolio, to achieve the right combination of safety, income and growth.

Investment Growth: How to achieve it.
Investment growth can be achieved by following these three rules.

What Is The Difference Between Active and Passive Investing?
I think the majority of investors are better off using a passive investment approach instead of an active one. Here's why.

How To Make An Investment Plan
To make an investment plan you simply ask yourself the right questions, and patiently work through the answers. Here are the five questions you need to ask.

Why Do Bond Prices Go Down When Interest Rates Rise?
You may have heard that bond prices rise when interest rates fall, and bond prices fall when interest rates rise. Why is this? A dollars and cents example offers the best explanation of the relationship between bond prices and interest rates.

The Scoop on Managed Accounts
Should you use a managed account? What are they? Bad ones charge far too much. The best managed accounts, however, are likely worth the price.

How to Find The Best Performing Mutual Funds
Morningstar researches and ranks mutual funds. Their research shows there is one way to find the best performing mutual funds that is even better than their ranking system. Here is what it is.

Are Mutual Funds a Good Investment?
Mutual funds can be a good investment if you use them appropriately and shop for low fee funds. Here's what makes mutual funds good investments and what can make them bad investments.

What is a Good Investment?
A good investment is one that matches your goals and objectives. Here's how to evaluate a series of various investments and decide if they are right for you.

Is Buying a Condo a Good Investment?
Is buying a condo a good investment? Here is the analysis you'll need to go through to determine the answer.

Lesson Six: On Investing - The Stock Market is Not for Rookies and Part-Timers
The stock market and investment industry are not for rookies and part-timers. Trying to get your hands around the intricacies of the financial markets, you’ll come up against terms such as junk bonds, hedge funds, short selling, stop loss orders, basis points, call and put options, derivatives, negative yield curves, closed-end funds... Only investing in what you understand is among the best financial advice you’ll ever receive.

How Much Can You Withdraw In Retirement?
A smart way to look at how much you can withdraw from retirement accounts is to make a timeline and consider the after tax effect of your withdrawal plan. Here's how.

10 Ways to Become a Better Investor
Better investing doesn't happen accidentally. Good investors work at it. They study. They learn. Start with 10 Ways to become a better investor, and once you start learning, never stop.

5 Retirement Income Portfolios
There are many ways to invest for retirement income. Here are 5 different approaches, and the pros and cons of each.

Software Solutions for Your Portfolio
For the do-it-yourself investor, these online software solutions offer technology that may improve your portfolio.

9 Things Captain Kirk Can Teach You About Retirement Planning
What can you learn from Star Trek's Captain Kirk about investing? Quite a bit. Here are 9 Kirk quotes that provide valuable advice.

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