View ALL Your Financials in One Spot with Personal Capital’s Free Service

October 23, 2012

Personal Capital is a one-stop shop for aggregating all your financial information in one spot in an automated fashion.  The beauty of the system is that once you connect all your financial institutions from banks to IRA, 401(k) accounts and more, your Personal Capital dashboard will aggregate everything in various views and can be customized […]

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Quantitative Easing Propels ETF Explosion

September 16, 2012

Investors interpreted Bernanke’s plan to buy $40 billion of mortgage-backed securities per month as a call to “buy everything.” This much is clear from last week’s best performing exchange-traded funds. Top 5 ETFs Last Week VelocityShares 3X Long Natural Gas ETN (UGAZ) 31.3% – Natural gas was this week’s winner. Natural gas logged several up […]

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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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100 FREE Trades with a New IRA Account at OptionsHouse

November 1, 2010

Now’s an excellent time to open a self-directed IRA. OptionsHouse is offering 100 FREE trades for new accounts funded with at least $3000.  Since I tend to put my high yield investments in a self-directed IRA and trade growth stocks in my taxable account, it’s optimal timing to set one up, but a few holders […]

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