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iShares ETF: what to invest in

Located in San Francisco, iShares was picked up by BlackRock
from Barclays in 2009 and has more than 180 ETFs listed in the United States.
But do not think for a moment that the distribution of funds across every
iShares ETF is even. It isn’t. By the time 2009 drew to a close, the top ten
iShares ETF were worth 50% of the assets. But there is a lot more to iShares
ETF than just these blockbuster ETFs. Most investors know of these investment
options and we have picked out a few of the many iShares ETF options for you to
consider and look at for inclusion in your investment portfolio.
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Redefining Retirement

Being an investment planner, every week I develop a variety of investment and retirement plans. I talk to them and try to understand their goals, their fears, their dreams, and their vision to work on their retirement portfolio. We, together, analyze their financial status today and how they can reach their goals in next 10, 15, or 20 years. Continue reading

The Benefit of Dividend Reinvesting

I have been investing in some dividend stocks mainly because saving account rates these days are pathetic. For an emergency fund, earning a percent or two on my investment is fine. But for long-term, it’s lousy.

If you don’t really have an immediate need of the money earned through dividends, it’s advisable to reinvest the amount. And you don’t have to bother about reinvesting process as many broking companies these days offer such service for free. Continue reading

Best gold funds in 2010

One can invest in gold either by buying physical gold or by investing in companies that are involved in gold businesses like mining, reselling, distribution, refining, processing, and so on. Buying the stocks of such companies, however, would be quite risky. Other alternatives like gold mutual funds and gold ETFs have gained popularity in recent years due to the convenience it provides to the investors. Let’s understand why they are considered to best gold funds in 2010.

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