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Why We Always Recommend Low Cost Index Funds

We here at MoneyNing.com recommend low cost index funds for the individual investor. Sometimes we write out a good argument, and sometimes we simply state it as fact. This article illustrates what happened with one of our reader’s investment portfolio so you can judge for yourselves whether low cost index funds is for you. MoneyNing, […]

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Where to Roll Over My 401k

      Now that I decided to roll my 401k into a traditional IRA, the next step is to figure out the company that I should roll the money into. As the funds will likely remain in the same place until I’m past 60 years old, it is a decision that I should carefully […]

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Why Investing in Stocks This Year Was Not a Financial Mistake

In a matter of weeks, I saw my portfolio erode at a rate that I thought was only possible in months/years instead days/weeks. The other day, I was looking at the disastrous performance of my stock investments through financial statements and asked myself one question: “Did I make a financial mistake by investing in stocks […]

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What to Do With My 401k After I Quit

Now that I plan to quit my job and pursue my own business, it’s time to look into how I should handle my current 401k account once I leave the company. As I don’t have a huge 401k account balance, the penalty if I don’t do anything will be relatively small but this doesn’t mean […]

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Whether I Should Buy an Investment Property in The Current Housing Slump

With the housing market in one of the biggest slump in decades, I’m contemplating the possibility of buying an investment property.  Those who know me will probably think that I’m nuts because I don’t even own a primary residence but let me explain the reasons why I haven’t bought a house in more detail. Current […]

Investing Investing 101

Why We Always Recommend Buying Low Cost Index Funds

We here at MoneyNing.com recommend low cost index funds for the individual investor. Sometimes we write out a good argument, and sometimes we get sloppy and simply state it as fact. This article illustrates what happened with one of our reader’s investment portfolio so you can judge for yourselves whether low cost index funds is […]

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We Should Buy Index Funds Instead of Stocks Even If We Can Beat the Market

Many of us that frequent personal finance sites are passive investors. We buy index funds because we aren’t convinced that anyone can outperform the market in the long run. However, some of us still buy stocks because we believe beating the market by taking on more risk is possible. Some of us fail, but even […]

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Great Entrepreneurs Suck At Investing

I really have a great appreciate for entrepreneurs. In fact, I work for one who’ve managed to built a 30 million dollar company from scratch in a short couple years with no funding. However, I was speaking with my boss the other day and I realized that many of the same traits that make entrepreneurs […]