Tag Archives: stocks

Dividend stocks for retirement income – can you handle it?

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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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Think you want to be a day trader? 5 things you should know

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If you’ve ever thought about trying your own luck with day trading on the stock market, here are five important things you should know first. MORE

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Giving kids a gift of stocks

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When my daughter was born, my brother bought her a unique gift: one share of the Walt Disney Company. He presented us with a framed stock certificate which was decorated with famous Disney characters like Mickey Mouse, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs and Dumbo. MORE

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Rob on Retirement Savings

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Think you’re preparing for retirement? Hoping you will have enough? Rob Carrick responds to user submitted questions on retirement savings and planning. MORE

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Why Discount Brokerages Change Everything

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The big benefit of discount or online brokerages over traditional full-service brokerages is of course, low cost. Instead of paying a $150 commission to buy $5,000 worth of an exchange traded fund or individual stock, a typical discount brokerage customer pays under $30, and often under $10, provided they have enough money in the account – usually $50,000 or $100,000. MORE

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