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Marotta On Money- July 27 Newsletter


Asset Allocation

Invest in All Six Asset Classes (07-26-2010)

Investors are challenged these days to know where to put their money. Everyone wants to know which asset class will perform the best and help them meet their retirement goals. We use six different asset classes: three for stability and three for appreciation. In the stable asset classes, you loan a company money to be paid back at a fixed rate of interest. Examples include money market, certificates of deposit (CDs) and bonds. These asset classes are like the iron rods that support a sailing ship. They don't make the ship go faster, but they do keep it from capsizing in a storm.
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University Students: Getting Suckered in with Credit Cards (08-27-2007)

Every University student knows they should have a credit card. You have to have a second form of ID on many financial transactions. You have to have one to establish good credit. And, the more you use them, the more you will accrue bonus points toward cash, mileage credits and various "free gifts". P. T. Barnum said, "There’s a sucker born every minute. " But it doesn't have to be you. About half of first year University students have at least one credit card. By the second year they nearly all do.
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