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Should You Hire a Tax Preparer?

It’s nearly that time of year again. The stress. The procrastination. The arithmetic. The missing receipts. That’s right; it’s almost tax time! Filing taxes and decoding IRS lingo may be some people’s idea of a good time, but for the rest of us, it … [Read more...]

The Inverse Relationship Between Gold and the Dollar

Gold has been one of the hottest topics in the investing world in recent months, and with good reason. In 2009, investors received a 25 percent return on gold---the biggest absolute annual gain in three decades. Arguably, gold’s nine-year streak of p … [Read more...]

How to Invest in Gold: A Beginner’s Guide

When you think of gold, what comes to mind? Eighteen-karat gold jewelry? Gold bricks stacked high in a vault? Sacks of gold coins used for bartering or paying tax collectors in Robin Hood's days? Or a sensible part of a modern investor's asset … [Read more...]

A Turning Point for Gen. Y Financial Literacy?

Four years ago, nearly dozing off in class, I thought to myself: “What if I borrow a million dollars, hide it somewhere then declare bankruptcy?” The idea seemed as diabolically ingenious as a well-planned bank heist. And I actually considered it! Tod … [Read more...]

How to Choose a Stock Broker

Finding the right stock broker can be overwhelming. There is a glut of brokerage companies out there---both online and full service---and each service claims to be the best. So how, exactly, can you tell which broker is right for you? As you … [Read more...]