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5 Questions You May Have When Opening an Investment Account

5 Questions You May Have When Opening an Investment Account

Opening a new investment account is a major financial decision. We’re here to help with five answers to frequently asked questions during the process.

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Is your portfolio still on track to meet your financial goals? It might be time to make sure.

5 Action Items to Consider for Your Portfolio Review

If it’s been a while since you reviewed your portfolio, it might be time to look at whether you’re still on track to meet your financial goals. Here are five action items that might help.

 

Keep your portfolio aligned with your goals

Is Your Portfolio Working For You?

It can be difficult to keep your portfolio aligned with your financial goals. Understanding a few tactics might help.

 

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As the bull market ages, you might be wondering whether it makes sense to keep investing more money into it.

Should You Keep Investing in an Aging Bull Market?

Whether you’re four years from retirement or 40, there are steps you can take to help get control over your retirement goals and planning.

 

An IRA rollover or transfer could help you take control of your retirement goals.

IRA Rollover: Help Take Control Over Your Retirement

Whether you’re four years from retirement or 40, there are steps you can take to help get control over your retirement goals and planning.

 

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Even a small deviation from earnings expectations can have a large impact on a stock’s share price.

Are You Ready for Earnings Surprises?

When earnings expectations deviate from expectations, it can have a large impact on a stock’s price. A few tactics can help prepare you for surprises.

 

Investors should be aware of and wary of historical data.

What Investors Could Learn About This Last-Term Presidency

No one knows the impact of a last-term presidency on the markets. So investors might be better off sticking with what they can control, like asset allocation.

As you plan for retirement, focus on what you can control.

7 Retirement Philosophies for Today’s Investor

As you’re planning for retirement, it can be easy to become distracted for unforeseen events. Try, instead, to focus on what you can control.

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What do falling oil prices mean for the energy sector?

How Oil Prices Followed a Slippery Slope

Consumers no doubt have been celebrating spending less at the gas pump as crude oil prices have been following. But what does it mean for the energy sector?

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Scottrade client survey gauges thoughts on love and money

Until Debt Do Us Part?

Leading into Valentine’s Day, Scottrade recently fielded a survey among clients to gauge their thoughts on love and money.