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The allure of index investing

POSTED BY Alison Griffiths

From two ETFs available 20 years ago, there are now 340 of them offered by nine ETF providers with management fees as low as 0.05% annually compared to between 1.75% and 2.25% for many mutual funds. MORE


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Finding deals: a calendar of seasonal sales

POSTED BY Caroline Cakebread

Like clockwork, certain items go on sale at regular times of the year. Knowing what to buy – and when – can save you big bucks if you plan ahead. MORE


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Investment fees: could you be paying less?

POSTED BY Jonathan Chevreau

Generally, the more services and advice an investment advisor provides a client, the more he or she needs to be compensated. And the more individual investors are willing to research and execute trades on their own, the lower the cost. MORE


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Poll: What are your financial resolutions for 2015?

POSTED BY GetSmarterAboutMoney

What are your top three financial resolutions for 2015? Vote in our poll and let us know. MORE


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Dividend stocks for retirement income – can you handle it?

POSTED BY Rob Carrick

A well-chosen portfolio of dividend stocks could be reasonably expected to give you a generous cost of living increase every year, but there’s a catch. MORE


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