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Tax-saving ETF strategies to use before end of 2011

By Marla Brill
October 20, 2011

The final quarter marks the traditional time of year when kids dive into leaf piles, heating bills rise and investors with taxable accounts sell underwater stocks to help lower their tax bills.

5 tips to surviving a bear market

October 18, 2011

Do you need a special kind of financial adviser to deal with a bear market?

Few will debate that the months ahead will be challenging, and that the extreme market volatility will continue. There are a number of steps you can take with your adviser — or on your own — to weather these changes.

Tactical asset allocation might become your new normal

October 17, 2011

Market volatility is like a headache that hangs on. The cure may lie in shifting your mind from keenly focusing on risk instead of returns.

Has gold been trumped?

September 30, 2011

When Donald Trump accepts gold bullion as a security deposit for one of his buildings, is it time to bail out of the yellow metal as it heads for its worst month in three years?

Want steady income and safety? Think MBS ETFs

By Guest Contributor
September 27, 2011

Juliette Fairley is a frequent commentator on Better Home and Garden TV. She has written for the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times and USA Today. The opinions expressed are her own.

Balancing your portfolio in a bonkers market

September 26, 2011

Balance is a rare bird these days. Jobs, housing, stocks, European debt: All seem to be in a spasmodic tailspin.

Hedging can end your retirement panic now

August 22, 2011

Even with the most recent market agita, there’s no reason for you to worry long-term about your retirement funds.

4 ways to hedge the market without playing whack-a-mole

August 10, 2011

Is the recent market upheaval the growling of a new, prolonged bear market or a tempest in a teapot?

What U.S. debt downgrade means for ETFs

August 8, 2011

A woman shades herself from the sun with an umbrella as she walks down 34th Street in New York July 22, 2011. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton  Is it time to take cover from exchange-traded funds (ETFs) now that Standard and Poor’s has cut the U.S. debt rating?

An inside look at a bad stock play

By Guest Contributor
August 3, 2011

The following is a guest post written by Marianne Paskowski, who was vice president of Reed Business Information’s Television Group. Today she manages her extended family’s portfolios from Cape Cod.The opinions expressed are her own.