August 2012

Sponsored Video: New Zealand as a Destination

August 29, 2012

This post is sponsored by Tourism New Zealand: Ever been to New Zealand?  We haven’t made it there yet, but is certainly on the list once our kids are either old enough to travel or out of the nest.  Home more than just film sets of the Lord of the Rings franchise and multiple other […]

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Raise the ROOF with this Outperforming REIT ETF

August 26, 2012

Real estate investment trusts come in all shapes and sizes. Mortgage REITs give investors high-yield exposure. Retail REITs reward investors with exposure to consumption – 70% of the American GDP. And storage REITs give investors exposure to the business of storing all things that Americans buy. So what’s the appropriate balance? Well, it depends on […]

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Water ETFs Hold Everything…Except Water

August 20, 2012

Like life insurance to a newly-wedded couple, water ETFs are supposedly the best investment in the world. Water is a scarce resource – some 780 million people go without clean water every day of the week.  Not a day goes by that we don’t read about water-borne illnesses in the developing world, drought conditions in […]

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Best ETFs for a Romney-Ryan Republican Victory in 2012

August 12, 2012

Romney’s choice of Paul Ryan for vice president will influence more than public policy. The next leader of the free world will have a huge impact on Wall Street. What’s at Stake The politics may be about jobs, but the bigger issues only affect a few key sectors and asset classes. Here are two focal […]

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New Sector Rotation ETF Launches with Market Beating Management

August 5, 2012

Sector rotation became popular years ago as investors realized that whole sectors were “hot or not” together, moving in sync as if there were no distinguishable differences between stocks in the same industry. Fast forward several years and sector rotation funds are finally catching on. Bancshares recently launched the Huntington US Equity Rotation Strategy ETF […]

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Understanding Your Life Insurance Options

August 3, 2012

This Is A Guest Post With Information Sourced From Genworth Financial: Life Insurance is one of the most reliable methods to ensure your spouse and children are financially protected in the event of your untimely demise.  While the thought is never a comfortable one, it’s important to reflect on the “what ifs” if something were […]

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