Cutting The Cord on Cable
PERSONAL FINANCE

Cutting The Cord on Cable

I have a love/hate relationship with Comcast XFINITY. I love their X1 technology platform, broad offering of high definition channels, Stream TV app, and Wi-Fi hotspots. I hate being forced to pay for channels that I never watch, having to rent cable boxes, getting my internet speed throttled, and going…

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The Race to Zero in Trading Fees
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The Race to Zero in Trading Fees

Just in this past week Fidelity, TD Ameritrade, Schwab, and E*Trade have all slashed their online stock trading fees in what appeared to be a well-coordinated effort. Fidelity reduced its fees from $7.95 to $4.95, TD Ameritrade reduced its fees from $9.99 to $6.95, Schwab reduced its fees from $6.95…

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Does Your Portfolio Need A Check-up?
PERSONAL FINANCE

Does Your Portfolio Need A Check-up?

Many people including myself have their investment accounts spread out among multiple financial institutions. That can make it very difficult to get a holistic view of an entire portfolio’s asset allocation. The problem with this is that an investor could unknowingly be taking on more risk than they are aware of…

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