Posts By: justin

30 Sep 2011 No Comments

How to find a good Financial Advisor

You spend a lifetime working hard and saving for goals like buying a house, retiring and sending your kids to college. Most experts recommend hiring a financial adviser to help […]

23 Sep 2011 No Comments

Dark Days: 10 Money Moves to Make Now

The markets are waking up to the inevitable. In Europe, Greece is bust — the country’s short-term bonds yield more than 100%. Here at home, the economy is slowing, Washington […]

14 Sep 2011 No Comments

What Job ‘Training’ Teaches? Bad Work Habits

Last Thursday, President Obama proposed new federal jobs and job-training programs for youth and the long-term unemployed. The federal government has experimented with these programs for almost a half century. […]

30 Aug 2011 No Comments

Pimco’s Gross Has “Lost Sleep” Over Bad Bets

In recent weeks, Pacific Investment Management Co. founder Bill Gross says he has “lost sleep” over an ill-timed bet on Treasurys. During an interview at Pimco’s Newport Beach, Calif., headquarters, […]

30 Aug 2011 No Comments

4 Secrets to Happiness in Retirement

Retirement isn’t necessarily a happy time for people. Just 60% of current retirees say that their retirement is “very satisfying,” according to research by the Center for Retirement Research at […]

8 Aug 2011 No Comments

El-Erian: Making Sense of Thursday’s Violent Market Selloff

Technical factors played a role in Thursday’s unsettling market moves, including the disorderly across-the-board collapse in the price of risk assets in the final hour of trading and the related […]

20 Jul 2011 No Comments

The Debt Crisis: If Treasury Bonds Aren’t Safe, What Is?

Wall Street Journal article written by:  Jason Zweig How can you lower your portfolio’s risk in a world of rolling government-debt crises? Start by taking a deep breath. Then, see […]

24 Jun 2011 No Comments

Five money moves one inflation hawk is making now

Article written by: Jonathan Burton of MarketWatch This article goes over Robert Arnott’s “Five Money Moves” to weather the US debt hurricane. Explaining QE2’s exiting, and the expected steps that […]

10 Jun 2011 No Comments

Structured products ‘absurdly destructive’ for retail investors: Report

Article written by: Liz Skinner Structured notes and other derivatives products have been marketed by Wall Street as safe and secure investments. Of course, there’s safe and then there’s safe. […]

31 May 2011 No Comments

Ready to Retire? Here’s a Five-Year Pre-Retirement Plan.

Retirement planning, at its best, is about much more than the size of your nest egg. With that in mind, one of the smartest ways to prepare is to map […]