6 Stocks Loved By The Billionaires Club

6 Stocks Loved By The Billionaires ClubEvery quarter, I sift through a list of thirty billionaire asset managers and their holdings, uncovering the biggest similarities and differences that might be ripe for in-depth study. All the favorites are on my list: Warren Buffett, George Soros and Carl Icahn are some of the more notable names. Big earners like David Einhorn, Stanley Druckenmiller and Donald Yacktman add extra weight to the group, joining twenty-four others who have…

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A Portfolio for Paupers — Investing When You’re Short on Time and Money

A Portfolio for Paupers -- Investing When You're Short on Time and MoneyA prince’s portfolio may be an ideal way to reach your investment goals, but lots of investors have neither the time nor the money to manage anything more than a few different holdings. Luckily, there are plenty of simple, low-cost investment options available to build a solidly diversified portfolio. Perhaps the best bet for investors on this front is a portfolio exchange-traded fund. Two to consider, in particular, are iShares…

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Passive Investing Still Takes Work

Passive Investing Still Takes WorkThe dream of passive investing is to build a portfolio so that you no longer have to do anything active to get a steady return. But it takes some work to make it come true, especially now when interest rates are low and markets are volatile. The goal is to find the kind of stable assets that will eventually do all the work of earning money for you. When you…

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Retire Early Plan Has High Risk of Failure

Retire Early Plan Has High Risk of FailureMing and Li are exceptional savers. They have already paid for their $300,000 home in southwestern Ontario and saved nearly $330,000, without any help from parents since they graduated. They have built a solid financial base for themselves and their two young children. Now the 37-year-old software developer and 34-year-old consumer research analyst wonder whether socking away a further $50,000 a year from their $163,000 income would put them in…

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