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As Communication Improves, Culture Improves, as Does the Bottom Line -- 4 Tools That Make a Difference

Amy Rees Anderson | Posted 07.01.2015 | Business
Amy Rees Anderson

In order to be a successful company you must create an environment that encourages the contribution and open sharing of information.

How Investment Adviser Fees Add Up

PaladinRegistry.com | Posted 06.24.2015 | Business
PaladinRegistry.com

In the pursuit of an investment adviser or investment manager one of the most important (and unfortunately complicated) pieces of information to obtain is their complete fee structure.

3 Do-It-Yourself Investing Pitfalls

PaladinRegistry.com | Posted 06.15.2015 | Business
PaladinRegistry.com

While the dangers of trying to do your own electrical work are more evident, do-it-yourself (DIY) investing also carries risks for those who aren't careful.

Why Women Beat Out Men in Investing

PaladinRegistry.com | Posted 05.29.2015 | Women
PaladinRegistry.com

One reason for the difference in returns between women and men is that male investors tend to be more confident than female investors. Being overconfident leads men to be more active investors than women. In fact, men have a portfolio turnover rate of 45 percent more than women.

What You Should Know About REITs

PaladinRegistry.com | Posted 05.14.2015 | Money
PaladinRegistry.com

A REIT is any corporation, trust or association that acts as an investment agent specializing in real estate and real estate mortgages. It avoids most or all of their tax liabilities by deducting the dividend it pays to its owners.

Why a Potential Conflict of Interest With Your Financial Adviser May Exist

PaladinRegistry.com | Posted 06.26.2015 | Money
PaladinRegistry.com

I have been managing investments for over twenty years and, during this period, I have met with many prospective clients. It is during these initial meetings that I review investment statements and other financial documents to determine if I can be of assistance.

Why Index Fund Investing Is the Last Thing You Should Do

PaladinRegistry.com | Posted 05.25.2015 | Money
PaladinRegistry.com

If you are an individual investor that wants to preserve what you have and grow a little over time, the last thing you should do is invest in index funds or in portfolios built with a one-size-fits-all mentality.

Look Before You Leap Into Schwab's New Robo Investment Service

PaladinRegistry.com | Posted 05.18.2015 | Money
PaladinRegistry.com

Is it a free lunch or not? The answer is in the disclosure that contains a lot of vague language that will not mean much to most investors.

I'm Retired So Now What Do I Do With My 401(k)?

PaladinRegistry.com | Posted 05.12.2015 | Money
PaladinRegistry.com

Financial Planning is not a one-time set it and forget it event, it's a process that must be reviewed for changes over time and adjusted.

5 Reasons Not to Invest With Financial Advisers at a Brand Name Firm

PaladinRegistry.com | Posted 05.12.2015 | Money
PaladinRegistry.com

Too many investors select financial advisers from brand firms because they believe it is a safer decision. But, are they really safer based on misleading TV commercials? The number of investors who believe they are safer is dropping.

Invest to Save Lives and Build Sustainable Communities

Lindsay Coates | Posted 04.20.2015 | Impact
Lindsay Coates

To prevent future crises and help build resilient communities, it is necessary for the U.S. to continue investments in programs that help the world's poor and vulnerable populations obtain access to health care, clean water, nutritious food, and basic education, as well as promote economic growth and democracy and human rights.

Left Right or Better: An Impactful Meeting of Minds

G. Benjamin Bingham | Posted 03.30.2015 | Impact
G. Benjamin Bingham

What difference does your money make when you invest or divest? You might be conservative and want nature to remain beautiful forever. You might be liberal and want to undo environmental injustices.

Top 5 Things Home Sellers Need to Know About Price

Dean Graziosi | Posted 03.17.2015 | Money
Dean Graziosi

Every potential buyer will have their own unique situation and a top price they'll pay for your home. It's a mistake to assume you'll stumble into the perfect prospect who will fall in love with the home and pay over market.

Should You Pay Down Debt or Invest?

Neal Frankle | Posted 02.18.2015 | Business
Neal Frankle

There is more to life than money - but you already know that. And when you are faced with the option of paying off debt or investing you have to look inside for an answer too. Maybe the numbers do favor holding on to the debt and investing, but how does that leave you feeling?

U.S. to Use Psych Tests to Vett Syrian Rebels for Moderateness

Peter Van Buren | Posted 02.01.2015 | Politics
Peter Van Buren

Many have compared those "moderate Syrian rebels" the U.S. keeps looking for to unicorns. The U.S. now thinks it has a new set of tools to scare the unicorns out of hiding, and to tell the nasty terrorists from the good terrorists: psychological evaluations, biometric checks and stress tests.

What's Your Plan if the Market Falls?

David A. Dedman | Posted 12.23.2014 | Money
David A. Dedman

If you've been investing for any length of time then you've experienced a market correction much like the one we are in now. But I'm not talking about a mere 10 percent correction. I'm talking about a drop like we saw in 2008 and 2009. Do you have a plan?

Foreclosure Hurting Your Neighborhood and Home's Value? -- Buy It!

Dean Graziosi | Posted 12.21.2014 | Money
Dean Graziosi

All of this information is nice, unless you own a home in a neighborhood with a foreclosure in poor condition sitting there dragging down neighborhood home values. Actually, there is some lemonade to be made here.

Gender Equity Can Make America Competitive

Eve Ellis | Posted 08.20.2014 | Business
Eve Ellis

In his recent address at West Point, President Obama said the U.S. must always be a leader. And yet, leaders of U.S. corporations, so far, have seemed complacent with a lagging status quo.

Money Value of Time

Rory Vaden | Posted 02.15.2014 | Healthy Living
Rory Vaden

The Time Value of Money is the calculation used to determine what an amount of money you have today will be worth at some point in the future by addin...

Immigrant Entrepreneurs: Is America Losing Its Edge?

Karin Kamp | Posted 09.11.2013 | Small Business
Karin Kamp

The Senate-passed immigration bill would help foreign-born entrepreneurs through a proposed new program called the INVEST non-immigrant visa, which would allow 10,000 qualified entrepreneurs and investors to stay in the U.S. -- but the price tag to do so is high.

U.S. Senate Looks to Expand Current EB-5 Program

Reno Charlton | Posted 08.28.2013 | Business
Reno Charlton

Over recent years, many foreign investors have obtained a U.S. green card through taking advantage of the EB-5 immigration process. This process invol...

Retirement vs. Taxable Accounts: What Goes Where?

Women & Co | Posted 04.04.2013 | Business
Women & Co

You might have both regular taxable accounts and also retirement accounts, such as a 401(k) plans and Individual Retirement Accounts. But which invest...

Trouble for Exxon

Natalie Pace | Posted 06.02.2013 | Business
Natalie Pace

For investors worried about the impact of the spill on Exxon's share price, the truth is that there are macro market trends that could impact the price even more than the oil spill. Exxon is trading at an annual high, largely because the Dow has posted an 11 percent gain already in 2013.

In a World Short on Miracles, The Power of Compounding Is Still One

James Berman | Posted 03.25.2013 | Business
James Berman

Even if you had invested 15 years ago, not long before the start of the greatest secular bear market since the Great Depression, you would have compounded money at 4.72 percent per year. This also would have doubled your money.

This Mother's Day, Let's Be '7 Billion Strong'

Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins | Posted 07.09.2012 | Green
Phaedra Ellis-Lamkins

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