Is it Time to Invest in Stocks?

First of all what are some of the market gurus saying about the current rally? Is it a bear market rally or is it now a bull market rally given it has risen more than 20% from its lows? What are the Gurus saying? Many Gurus think the bottom is in according to this article< […]

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Baby Boomer – Pendulum Investment Strategy

Here’s why we poor Baby Boomers get caught in between the two elephants in the room, the Governments and the Financial Industry. I call it the pendulum because the investment cycle swings from; Over regulation and government control of the economy and financial markets with poor returns Through to good regulations and minimal interference in […]

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7 Steps to Timing a Buy and Hold Strategy that Works

Right now the managed fund industry is still in denial that “buy and hold” has failed and will always fail in the long run. Or should I say it will fail every 5-7 years as the funds run up stock prices to unsustainable levels. This is your opportunity to play a winning hand by “timing […]

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Buy and Hold is Dead – Long Live Buy and Hold!

I have never been an advocate of buy and hold investing when it is being done on behalf of 85% of investors in a bull market. It gives the illusion of profits when every man and his dog are buying the same investments and just pushing up prices.

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Wall Street Ten Commandments that’ll send you Broke

Wall Street is full of high sounding, feel good sayings about investing. Al Thomas of Mutual Fund Magic has put together what he calls The Wall Street Ten Commandments that he says will send you broke. I suggest you get them framed and hang them on your wall. Then when ever you need to talk […]

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Baby Boomers – What is a Good Stop Loss Percent to use?

I had an email the other day from Paul one of my subscribers. He asked, “What was a good Stop Lost Percentage to use? He went on to ask if I could provide more information that might help him. I thought I would answer his question using a post to my blog. However I need […]

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Three Financial Planners worth considering for your Retirement Planning

We Baby Boomer need a list of Financial Planners who genuinely want to help us protect our Nest Egg in retirement, avoid large losses and make it last as long as we do. In my research on how to protect my nest egg in retirement I have come across three so far that I believe […]

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