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Earn EASY PASSIVE INCOME with Vanguard Index Funds
 
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Start earning easy passive income with Vanguard index funds. Not interested or don't have the time to pick individual stocks? No problem. We'll walk through the best Vanguard ETFs so you can start investing in index funds and begin collecting dividends. Subscribe here for more content: http://bit.ly/SubscribeMichaelJay Check out my latest video: http://bit.ly/NewVideosMichaelJay In this video we will discuss the best Vanguard ETFs you can use to build a simple portfolio of index funds. We will cover which Vanguard index fund may be the best for you. The funds discussed include: Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF (VTI) This fund is designed to provide investors with exposure to the entire U.S. equity market, including small-, mid-, and large-cap growth and value stocks. The fund’s key attributes are its low costs, broad diversification, and the potential for tax efficiency. Vanguard Total International Stock ETF (VXUS) This fund offers investors a low cost way to gain equity exposure to both developed and emerging international economies. The fund tracks stock markets all over the globe, with the exception of the United States. Vanguard FTSE Developed Markets ETF (VEA) This index fund provides investors low-cost, diversified exposure to large-, mid-, and small-capitalization companies in developed markets outside of the United States. Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets ETF (VWO) This fund offers investors a low-cost way to gain equity exposure to emerging markets. The fund invests in stocks of companies located in emerging markets around the world, such as Brazil, Russia, India, Taiwan, and China. Vanguard Total Bond Market ETF (BND) This fund is designed to provide broad exposure to U.S. investment grade bonds. Reflecting this goal, the fund invests about 30% in corporate bonds and 70% in U.S. government bonds of all maturities (short-, intermediate-, and long-term issues). Vanguard Prime Money Market Fund (VMMXX) This fund seeks to provide current income and preserve shareholders’ principal investment by maintaining a share price of $1. As such it is considered one of the most conservative investment options offered by Vanguard. OTHER CONTENT YOU MAY ENJOY BELOW // 2018 YouTube Investor Stock Draft Watch as I and other YouTube investors participate in my 2018 Stock Draft for a cash prize and bragging rights in the investor community! https://youtu.be/SJvZQNqXJzY // Value Stocks I'm Watching Series In this series, we will be focusing on value stocks that appear to offer significant upside for long term investors. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xuujRm10u-Q&list=PLNtmr_AnnWdxrbFd9ODrTOn8ie-3hBldP // #10to10Kchallenge Investment Series Want to grow your investment accounts? Join me as I take the #10to10Kchallenge and grow my Robinhood investment account from $10 to $10,000, build a portfolio of value stocks, and document the entire process for you to see! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0hAjDu8NZn4&list=PLNtmr_AnnWdyATMMH5B-MAFWqicUb5zFj // Get Started Investing New to investing? Check out my collection of resources to help get you started on the right foot. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ysVNNfXeIxE&list=PLNtmr_AnnWdy-zD9dJiH_LSDIXe9RshlV // Open a Free No-Commission Stock Account If you are looking to open a stock trading account to begin investing, I highly recommend starting with Robinhood as they offer free stock trading. Unlike traditional brokers, they do not charge commission on trades or require a minimum account balance. How to get a free stock on Robinhood: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y6pFDDeRxrs If you are reading this and haven't subscribed yet, then click the subscribe button and let me know in the comments what videos you would like to see more of! DISCLAIMER: This video is a resource for educational and general informational purposes and do not constitute actual financial advice. No one should make any investment decision without first consulting his or her own financial advisor and/or conducting his or her own research and due diligence. There is no guarantee or other promise as to any results that may be obtained from using this content. Investing of any kind involves risk and your investments may lose value. CREDITS Song: DJ Quads - I Like To Soundcloud Link: https://soundcloud.com/AKA-DJ-QUADS
5 Mistakes Investors Make with ETFs | Fidelity
 
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In this video, learn about the five biggest mistakes that investors make when buying ETFs, or exchange-traded funds. To learn the basics about ETFs, visit https://www.fidelity.com/learning-center/investment-products/etf/overview. To get started investing with ETFs, visit https://www.fidelity.com/etfs/overview To see more videos from Fidelity Investments, subscribe to: https://www.youtube.com/fidelityinvestments Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/fidelityinvestments Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/fidelity Google+: https://plus.google.com/+fidelity LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/fidelity-investments --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Let’s talk about the five biggest mistakes investors can make when buying exchange-traded funds. ETFs can be good tools for investors - when used appropriately. But with any investment, there are always things to watch out for. Number 1: Buying the Hot New Thing More than 100 new ETF products launch each year, many of them chasing the latest hot trend. Cloud computing, driverless cars, 3-D printing … you name it, there’s an ETF for that. Buying into the latest hot theme might make you big returns, but take care: These product launches may come after there has been a run up in the market. Buying at the top can be painful on the way down. Number 2: Buying Something You Don’t Understand The only thing worse than chasing the hottest trend is buying something you don’t understand. ETFs have taken institutional strategies and made them push-button-easy for everyday investors to access. Want access to commodity futures? There’s an ETF for that. 300% leverage? 200% short? Interest-rate carry plays? Yes to all. But just because you can buy something easily doesn’t mean you should. All of these funds may be good tools, but only if you know how to use them correctly. Number 3: Thinking All ETFs Are Created Equal Consider China. At the start of 2014, there were more than a dozen broad-based China ETFs. For example, had you chosen PGJ, the PowerShares Golden Dragon China ETF, at the start of the year, you would have lost more than 7% of your money. Had you instead chosen ASHR, the Deutsche Xtrackers Harvest CSI 300 China A-Shares ETF, you would have earned a 51% return. Both are “China ETFs.” Both can provide big, diversified portfolios. But ASHR has significant exposure to Chinese Ashares—largely consumer-focused stocks listed and traded on the domestic Chinese market— which performed spectacularly well in 2014. Don’t assume all ETFs are created equal. Just because two ETFs cover the same market doesn’t mean they provide the same exposure or returns. There’s no guarantee which fund will perform better in the future. But if you wanted to invest last year in the growth of the Chinese consumer and the domestic investor base there, a little bit of research would have gone a long way. Number 4: Trading…Just Because You Can Trading is central to ETFs. It’s right there in the name. But just because you can trade an ETF intraday doesn’t mean you should. Emotions are often an investor’s worst enemy. You zig when you should zag; you sell at the bottom and buy at the top. We all do sometimes. The trouble is ETFs make that even easier than traditional mutual funds. ETFs’ intraday liquidity can be great when you need to get into or out of the market quickly. But those situations are rare. Number 5: Only Using Market Orders When you do invest, consider using a limit order versus a market order. Market orders are instructions to buy or sell securities at the best possible price right now. That can work well for the most liquid ETFs, but as you move beyond the top dozen ETFs, you can find yourself getting trades executed at prices you don’t really want. Using a limit order means you agree to buy an ETF at a certain price or below, and sell it at a certain price or above. A limit order puts the control back in your hands and can help you set the price on your terms. Learn from these common mistakes to help avoid making them yourself. Fidelity Brokerage Services LLC, Member NYSE, SIPC, 900 Salem Street, Smithfield, Rhode Island, 02917 723254.2.0
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Vanguard's asset allocation ETFs
 
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Vanguard asset allocation ETFs provide global diversification using seven index ETFs that are rebalanced regularly to maintain the target allocations of the three different portfolios. These low-cost, all-in-one investments simplify the portfolio construction process for investors and advisors. https://vgi.vg/2r1UDEa
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Investing Made Easy: VTI
 
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How do you grow your money in tough financial times? You use ETFs, good sir! The right Exchange Traded Fund is diversified, has a good dividend yield, and is low-cost. The Vanguard Total Stock Market (VTI) fund is exactly that. Let's take a look why this might be a great way to invest your money in 2016. ------------------------------ Send us an email through our link to get a TDAmeritrade promotional offer: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOauun2amoqgeLeeP6pk7dg/about 💵 DISCLAIMER The commentary does not constitute individualized investment advice. The opinions offered herein are not personalized recommendations to buy, sell or hold securities. This material represents an assessment of the market environment at a specific time and is not intended to be a forecast of future events or a guarantee of future results. This information should not be relied upon by the reader as research or investment advice regarding the funds or any security in particular.
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iShares Reshapes Core Allocation ETFs for Long Term Holders
 
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iShares recently expanded its Core ETF suite in order to offer investors and advisers a simpler way to build a diversified portfolio with just a single ETF, said Heather Pelant, Head of Personal Investing at BlackRock. She said the iShares Core Conservative Allocation ETF (AOK), for example, is an ETF filled with other iShares ETFs and has a 30%/70% stock/bond ratio that would be right for somebody in or near retirement. As for the iShares Core Moderate Allocation ETF (AOM), Pelant said its a 40%/60% stock/bond split, with further diversification across the fixed income spectrum. Subscribe to TheStreetTV on YouTube: http://t.st/TheStreetTV For more content from TheStreet visit: http://thestreet.com Check out all our videos: http://youtube.com/user/TheStreetTV Follow TheStreet on Twitter: http://twitter.com/thestreet Like TheStreet on Facebook: http://facebook.com/TheStreet Follow TheStreet on LinkedIn: http://linkedin.com/company/theStreet Follow TheStreet on Google+: http://plus.google.com/+TheStreet
How To Diversify Your Portfolio | Archives | CNBC
 
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Mad Money host Jim Cramer explains why a diversified portfolio of five to ten stocks is the best way to start investing in the market. Cramer suggests sectors for a building a portfolio. » Subscribe to CNBC: http://cnb.cx/SubscribeCNBC About CNBC: From 'Wall Street' to 'Main Street' to award winning original documentaries and Reality TV series, CNBC has you covered. Experience special sneak peeks of your favorite shows, exclusive video and more. Connect with CNBC News Online Get the latest news: http://www.cnbc.com Find CNBC News on Facebook: http://cnb.cx/LikeCNBC Follow CNBC News on Twitter: http://cnb.cx/FollowCNBC Follow CNBC News on Google+: http://cnb.cx/PlusCNBC Follow CNBC News on Instagram: http://cnb.cx/InstagramCNBC (FULL VIDEO TITLE)
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Introduction to ETFs
 
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What is an ETF, how are they created and how do they work? Find out in this video. 02 April 2014: Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) are one of the fastest growing types of investment. This video guide introduces you to ETFs, what they invest in . Introductions to Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) presented by InvestSignals.com 0:27 - Disclaimer 0:40 - What is an ETF? 2:41 - Why ETFs? 3:46 - Trading ETFs . Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) offer investors the ability to diversify over an entire sector or market segment in a single investment. Find out how they are created .
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How to Build a Better Investment Portfolio - ETF Overlap Elimination
 
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Bullet Proof Nest-Egg Advice From Tony Robbins and Ray Dalio | Forbes
 
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Asset allocation is the most critical part of investment success. Here’s why only 30% in equities may make sense. Subscribe to FORBES: https://www.youtube.com/user/Forbes?sub_confirmation=1 Stay Connected Forbes on Facebook: http://fb.com/forbes Forbes Video on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/forbesvideo Forbes Video on Instagram: http://instagram.com/forbesvideo More From Forbes: http://forbes.com Forbes covers the intersection of entrepreneurship, wealth, technology, business and lifestyle with a focus on people and success.
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Build a diversified portfolio with an asset allocation that's right for you
 
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Vanguard invites you to participate in a live panel discussion on how to build a diversified portfolio to help achieve your financial goals. Choosing investments that align with your risk tolerance, time horizon, and financial goals is likely one of the most critical decisions you'll make as an investor. Our experts will also review various questions you should ask yourself when selecting an asset allocation that's right for you. Please join us on September 23, 2014, as Vanguard investing and advice experts Fran Kinniry and Mary Ryan analyze these important topics and more including: -The risk/return trade-off.   -When to rebalance and why it's important.   -Behavioral traps that can prevent you from achieving your goals.    All investing is subject to risk, including the possible loss of the money you invest. Diversification does not ensure a profit or protect against a loss. © 2014 The Vanguard Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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3 Funds to Build a Simple, Defensive Portfolio
 
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Our analysts share three ETFs that could serve as the backbone of a portfolio designed to reduce volatility. For all Morningstar videos: http://www.morningstar.com/cover/videocenter.aspx
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How to achieve a truly diversified portfolio using ETFs
 
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Arne Noack from db X-trackers answers questions on the growth of the ETF market, and how financial advisers can build them into their portfolios. The information in this video is for the use of professional advisers only. The opinions expressed are not necessarily those of AJ Bell Investcentre or AJ Bell. Past performance is not a guide to future performance and some investments need to be held for the long term.
Warren Buffett's Best Advice on Successful Investing
 
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Warren Buffett, Brian Moynihan Speak at Georgetown
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Individual bonds vs. bond funds
 
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Which is a better investment? There are pros and cons to each, but Vanguard bond experts Daniel Wallick and Chris Alwine emphasize that a municipal bond fund provides diversification and can cushion against risk. All investing is subject to risk, including the possible loss of the money you invest. Credit-quality ratings are obtained from Standard & Poor's and are measured on a scale that generally ranges from AAA (highest) to D (lowest). *For more information about Vanguard funds, visit vanguard.com or call 877-662-7447 to obtain a prospectus. Investment objectives, risks, charges, expenses, and other important information about a fund are contained in the prospectus; read and consider it carefully before investing.* Although the income from a municipal bond fund is exempt from federal tax, you may owe taxes on any capital gains realized through the fund's trading or through your own redemption of shares. For some investors, a portion of the fund's income may be subject to state and local taxes, as well as to the federal Alternative Minimum Tax. This webcast is for educational purposes only. We recommend that you consult a financial or tax advisor about your individual situation. © 2014 The Vanguard Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Windhaven Chief: Why ETFs are the Best Portfolio Building Blocks
 
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ETFs are superior building blocks for advisors constructing diversified portfolios due to the financial products' low costs, tax efficiency and indexed approach that active managers find difficult to beat over longer periods. So says the chief investment officer of a firm managing $12 billion using ETFs. ETF Trends Editor Tom Lydon recently sat down with Windhaven Investment Management's CIO, Steve Cucchiaro, to discuss why he likes ETFs and how he's positioning portfolios as the U.S. fiscal cliff looms. Windhaven started using ETFs in 1994 and the investment manager has grown rapidly since then. The firm was acquired by Charles Schwab (NYSE: SCHW) a couple years ago. "My focus in the beginning was on asset classes. I knew the market was much more inefficient at the asset class level than the security level. Therefore you can add a lot more value if you can invest in asset classes," Cucchiaro says, adding that the ETF structure was "by far the best way" to invest in broad areas of the market. In terms of market outlook, he tells Lydon that there is a stalemate currently between deflationary and inflationary forces. Governments, corporations and individuals continue to deleverage and pay off debt. Meanwhile, central banks are launching stimulus measures on the inflation side of the equation. "The next step depends on governments and central banks," Cucchiaro predicts. He said it makes sense for investors to stay diversified and hold ETFs for both recession and inflation. In particular, he likes sectors that can leverage the low cost of capital such as international real estate. Finally, on the fiscal cliff, he expects Washington to kick the debt can down the road with a budget compromise. However, "all bets are off" if we go over the fiscal cliff, he said. Watch the video to see the full interview.
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Does index fund investing work for bonds?
 
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Index fund investing is often most associated with stocks, however the same passive strategy can also be used for bond investing. Scott Donaldson of Vanguard Investment Strategy Group says index fund investing can be equally as effective for bonds. **For more information about Vanguard funds, including at-cost services, visit vanguard.com or call 877-662-7447 to obtain a prospectus. Investment objectives, risks, charges, expenses, and other important information about a fund are contained in the prospectus; read and consider it carefully before investing.** All investing is subject to risk, including possible loss of principal. Past performance is no guarantee of future returns. The performance of an index is not an exact representation of any particular investment, as you cannot invest directly in an index. Bond funds are subject to the risk that an issuer will fail to make payments on time, and that bond prices will decline because of rising interest rates or negative perceptions of an issuer's ability to make payments. © 2014 The Vanguard Group, Inc. All rights reserved. Vanguard Marketing Corporation, Distributor.
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S&P Capital IQ’s Top 5 ETFS for 2016: SJNK, BNDX, IJR, XLY, USMV
 
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When it comes to ETFs in 2016, investors should keep an eye on the SPDR Barclays Short Term High Yield Bond ETF (SJNK), said Todd Rosenbluth, director of ETF research at S&P Capital IQ. That’s because the SJNK won’t suffer as much when the Fed hikes rates while still offering a compelling yield in a diversified portfolio. 'You get to protect the downside by still get paid because it yields around 6%,' said Rosenbluth. 'We think that credit quality is still going to be relatively strong in 2016 and this is a low cost, diversified way of getting exposure to high yield.' The SJNK has dropped 9.2% in price so far in 2015. Rosenbluth will also be watching the Vanguard Total International Bond ETF (BNDX). In his view the European Central Bank will continue to stimulate economies with bond purchases held by BNDX. This ETF, down about 2% since its launch last January, also hedges currency, limiting the negative impact of the weak Euro. When it comes to stocks, Rosenbluth has high expectations for the iShares Core S&P Small-Cap (IJR), which is down 2.2% so far this year. He said small caps have historically outperformed large caps in Presidential election years, and he also sees strong earnings growth in 2016. Subscribe to TheStreetTV on YouTube: http://t.st/TheStreetTV For more content from TheStreet visit: http://thestreet.com Check out all our videos: http://youtube.com/user/TheStreetTV Follow TheStreet on Twitter: http://twitter.com/thestreet Like TheStreet on Facebook: http://facebook.com/TheStreet Follow TheStreet on LinkedIn: http://linkedin.com/company/theStreet Follow TheStreet on Google+: http://plus.google.com/+TheStreet
Best & Worst ETFs & Mutual Funds: Consumer Staples Sector
 
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The Consumer Staples sector ranks first in our Sector Rankings for ETFs and Mutual Funds for the first quarter of 2014. For the fully optimized version of this clip, see http://reut.rs/1csK90E.
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Invest like Hedge Funds with these ETFs (GURU, ALFA)
 
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These ETFs invest in best picks of hedge fund titans.
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The biggest mistake people make with their retirement portfolio
 
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The obvious answer would be spending too much, but that's not it. Many investors make radical changes to their portfolio because of market volatility. Colleen Jaconetti from Vanguard's Investment Strategy Group says to stick with your investment plan and spend from capital appreciation if necessary. *All investing is subject to risk, including the possible loss of the money you invest. For more information about Vanguard funds, visit vanguard.com or call 877-662-7447 to obtain a prospectus. Investment objectives, risks, charges, expenses, and other important information about a fund are contained in the prospectus; read and consider it carefully before investing.* When taking withdrawals from an IRA before age 59½, you may have to pay ordinary income tax plus a 10% federal penalty tax. This webcast is for educational purposes only. We recommend that you consult a financial or tax advisor about your individual situation. © 2014 The Vanguard Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Why I AVOID Index Funds & ETFs (Dividend Investing With Individual Stocks)
 
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I personally avoid index funds and ETFs (exchange traded funds). As a dividend growth investor with the goal of driving passive income (via dividend checks), these investment vehicles do not meet my needs. Today's video compares and contrasts individual dividend stocks with index funds (and ETFs). I discuss the pros and cons of each. In particular, I cover the following: * What are your investment goals? Mine involve massive amounts of cash flow that cover my living expenses so I can visit beautiful places like Hawaii more often. * Do you want to average? That's what will happen with an index fund (by definition). I don't want to be average and that's why I personally invest in individual stocks. * Individual stocks offer control, stability, the opportunity for superior results, more risk (although mitigated somewhat via diversification), lower fees, and a bit more work. * Exchange traded funds and index funds offer less control, the ability to track an index, less risk, higher fees, and less work. * Learn where index funds and ETFs may make sense. Especially retirement accounts that only offer actively managed mutual funds as the alternative. And, charities where there is a fiduciary responsibility. * Learn why I don't like index funds. I just can't see them working for anyone who wants to make a living off of dividends. * Also, I cover three key points: (1) Individual stocks allow one to optimize for dividends. (2) Individual stocks allow one to buy value (buy what's "on sale"). (3) Index funds include lower quality stocks, and lift such stocks to unfair valuations. Disclaimer: I'm not a licensed investment advisor, and today's video is just for entertainment and fun. This video is NOT investment advice. Please talk to your licensed investment advisor before making any financial decisions. All content on my YouTube channel is (c) Copyright IJL Productions LLC.
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Passive Investing Portfolio in Australia with ETFs
 
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This is my experience so far investing in Australia. I hope you find the video helpful and I welcome any comment or question. Recommended books (affiliate): The Bogleheads' Guide to Investing https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1118921283/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=1118921283&linkCode={{linkCode}}&tag=trainmeplease-20&linkId={{link_id}} Common Sense on Mutual Funds: Fully Updated 10th Anniversary Edition https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0470138130/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=0470138130&linkCode={{linkCode}}&tag=trainmeplease-20&linkId={{link_id}}
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3 Top Allocation Funds Across Categories
 
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Fidelity Four-in-One Index, Dodge & Cox Balanced, and Vanguard Wellesley Income offer a range of equity allocations for all types of investors. For all Morningstar videos: http://www.morningstar.com/cover/videocenter.aspx
Views: 958 Morningstar, Inc.
Couch Potato Portfolio
 
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An introduction to a great investment strategy.
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Here’s Why You Should Buy Japan ETFs
 
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Japan ETFs are rallying thanks to improving economy and corporate earnings, and hopes for more stimulus (DXJ, DBJP). WisdomTree Japan Hedged Equity Fund: https://www.zacks.com/funds/etf/DXJ/profile?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID Xtrackers MSCI Japan Hedged Equity ETF: https://www.zacks.com/funds/etf/DBJP/profile?cid=CS-YOUTUBE-FT-VID Follow us on StockTwits: stocktwits.com/ZacksResearch Follow us on Twitter: twitter.com/ZacksResearch Like us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/ZacksInvestmentResearch
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The Best Energy ETF Now?
 
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Many energy ETFs have been hit hard in the past month but not natural gas and the popular UNG. This fund has actually seen double digit gains in the past month, and could be strong if cold weather continues. Eric Dutram takes a look at this ETF, as well as other energy funds, and how they have been performing in recent trading.
Views: 2298 ZacksInvestmentNews
Build an ETF Dividend Income Portfolio
 
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More on ETF dividends at http://www.trend-online.com/etf-dividendi.html
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How active funds can fit into your portfolio - Vanguard
 
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What's the purpose of having an actively managed fund in your portfolio? Steve Holman of Vanguard Flagship Services® and Daniel Wallick of the Vanguard Investment Strategy Group answer this question by discussing performance, asset allocation, diversification and patience. © 2013 The Vanguard Group, Inc. All rights reserved. Vanguard Marketing Corporation, Distributor.
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The 4-Fund Portfolio - Episode #36
 
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Today Ethan Bloch talks about a simple but powerful portfolio comprised mainly of Index Funds. Links and more - http://www.thewaytobuildwealth.org/2009/01/the-4-fund-portfolio-episode-36
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Building a Truly Global Portfolio with ETFs
 
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Cross Border Investing Series - Part 2 of 2: Using ETFs within a U.S. Brokerage Account to Achieve Worldwide Diversification Cross border families with investments located in the United States must be very careful to avoid investing like regular Americans. Doing so can put your long-term financial health at risk as you likely have a more globally oriented retirement future. This article will explain the importance of maintaining a more worldwide exposure to various investments and currencies. Your multi-national lifestyle requires it. Key topics to be addressed: • The advantages of keeping investments in the U.S., but with a worldwide perspective • Explaining ETFs and their benefits • Examples of U.S. ETFs, and how they compare with international funds • Building worldwide portfolios for cross border families By: Andrew Fisher, CFA, CPA President and Chief Investment Officer Maxim Global Wealth Advisors Maxim Global Wealth Advisors is an independent investment advisor to globally oriented families in the United States and abroad. Our clients are located around the world, giving us a truly global perspective on the investment landscape. We offer managed portfolios, real estate solutions and retirement planning advice aimed at helping protect and grow wealth for generations. Because we focus on cross border families, our solutions are uniquely designed to align 401(k)s, IRAs and other US-based assets for a worldwide retirement future. http://www.maximadvisors.com
How to invest $30,000 | Portfolio building my way
 
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This is where the rubber meets the road. Curiosity about the market turns into reality investing in the market. Sound foundation building requires avoiding temptation on risky assets, sticking to a long term plan, and choosing the right account. the following is a breakdown of some of the cornerstone principles I talk about in this video: (VOO) Vanguard S&P ETF (AAPL) Apple Computers (PG) Procter & Gamble (DIS) Walt Disney (JPM) JP Morgan Chase (UTX) United Technologies (V) Verizon (DUK) Duke Energy The final option to be fit into the above listed is a well diversified INDEX FUND like: VHDYX Vanguard High Dividend Compounding interest calculator and fee comparison tool: http://www.tradingacademy.com/resources/calculators/compare-investment-fees.aspx ----The following equipment was used to produce this video---- Camera: http://amzn.to/2r4PWKX (Hero 4)(Old videos) Camera: http://amzn.to/2sc4Alk (Hero 5)(New videos) Tripod: http://amzn.to/2sceOlG Lighting: http://amzn.to/2rxXE1G Desk: http://amzn.to/2sc0s4K Microphone: http://amzn.to/2sLGTgz Citizen Watch: http://amzn.to/2s5LAny DISCLAIMER: This video and description contains affiliate links, which means that if you click on one of the product links, I’ll receive a small commission. This helps support the channel and allows us to continue to make videos like this. Thank you for the support! DISCLAIMER: I do not provide personal investment advice and I am not a qualified licensed investment advisor. All information found here, including any ideas, opinions, views, predictions, forecasts, commentaries, suggestions, or stock picks, expressed or implied herein, are for informational, entertainment or educational purposes only and should not be construed as personal investment advice. While the information provided is believed to be accurate, it may include errors or inaccuracies. I will not and cannot be held liable for any actions you take as a result of anything you read and/or view here. One singular mission: Share with every viewer the best kept secret in the Financial Wold! It's a secret that money managers don't want you to know about. Here it is: You can own/trade individual stocks, etf's, own index funds and limited partnerships or bond funds all within your roth ira account! The secret is in the type of account you need to start. The self managed account. You will not hear this from your financial planner. This relatively new service is available to anyone who opts to take charge of their own financial future and can do so by starting a self-managed Roth IRA. Any roth account will provide tax shelter and allow for contributions and earnings to be withdrawn at age 59.5 years old. However, only a self-managed account can maximize profits through wealth preservation by eliminating fees charged to traditional investment accounts. Cumulative growth, dividend re-investment and compounding interest can all work to maximum potential for you free of the damaging effect of fees from traditional managed account types. It's an exciting time to be an independent investor. Accelerate your returns by building a passive or active portfolio using my 22 years of experience and foundational approaches that are easy to understand and take little to no experience. Just a little initiative will result in stepping into a whole new world of accelerated profits and financial security for you, and your family. No too accounts are the same. Investment tolerances differ. That makes it even more important for you to pay attention to and learn some of the basic terminology, potentials, account types and use them to align your specific financial plan with your financial future. See what it's like to become an Independent Investor. It may be the most financially liberating move you could ever make in your life!
Views: 7833 Independent Investor
#97 - The Best Stock Portfolio (All-Weather)
 
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Are you still buying individual stocks? Do you want to protect yourself in a crash? The All-Weather portfolio is an advanced strategy that's been time tested and proven by one of the greatest investors of all time, Ray Dalio. Do you think you want to follow in the footsteps of a billionaire hedge fund manager? The All-Weather portfolio is a great option for the intelligent person who isn't sure how to diversify or wants to diversify more like the best! If this strategy is too complicated for you, stick with a simple S&P 500 index fund like the VOO. Happy investing!
How I Personally Allocate my Roth IRA Investments for Free Through Vanguard Using Index Funds
 
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★ Remember to LIKE, COMMENT and SUBSCRIBE to push me higher in the search rankings! ★ === === === === This is a brief summary / walk-through how I re-balance my wife's and my Roth IRA portfolio annually. 2014's contribution limits are $5,500.00 per individual. So it'll total $11,000 between husband and wife. I've simplified my investment portfolio beginning in 2013 to Vanguard ETF / Index / Mutual funds: MSCI US Broad Market Index MSCI All Country World MSCI US Small Cap Value VTSE Emerging Market Index They have ETF and Admiral share equivalents. VTSAX VTI VTIAX VXUS VSIAX VBR VEMAX VWO Spreadsheet: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/14kC1r3sC3c4Jupd1ybxQ3n6dtvlSLvehhQ2UfvdRO0A/edit#gid=45 === === === === http://JeffersonKim.com
Views: 45143 Jefferson Kim
Vanguard's recommended international allocation
 
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Research has shown that adding international stocks and bonds to your portfolio helps reduce overall volatility. Vanguard experts Andrew Patterson and Scott Donaldson explain how this works and how investors can go about determining just how much to add. Please remember that all investments involve some risk. Be aware that fluctuations in the financial markets and other factors may cause declines in the value of your account. There is no guarantee that any particular asset allocation or mix of funds will meet your investment objectives or provide you with a given level of income. Diversification does not ensure a profit or protect against a loss. Bond funds are subject to the risk that an issuer will fail to make payments on time, and that bond prices will decline because of rising interest rates or negative perceptions of an issuer's ability to make payments. This hangout is for educational purposes only. We recommend that you consult a tax or financial advisor about your individual situation. Advisory services are provided by Vanguard Advisers, Inc. (VAI), a registered investment advisor. © 2015 The Vanguard Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
Views: 7056 Vanguard
What’s an appropriate international asset allocation?
 
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Learn about the "cap weighting” approach to investing and how an appropriate international allocation can decrease volatility. All investing is subject to risk, including the loss of the money you invest. Diversification does not ensure a profit or protect against a loss.
Views: 6983 Vanguard
Guide to Bond ETF's for the Fixed Income Investor
 
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This video introduces ETFs and explains the advantages of using them to invest in bonds. In my opinion ETF's are the best way to get exposure to the bond market.
Do It Yourself Asset Allocation
 
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Stock selection is a waste of time. What matters more is asset allocation, how you split your investments between shares, bonds, commodities, property... Here's our DIY guide to asset allocation. Support us on Patreon: https://patreon.com/pensioncraft
Views: 7570 PensionCraft
3 Top Vanguard Funds for the Rest of 2015
 
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Dan Wiener, editor of The Independent Advisor for Vanguard Investors, talks to InvestorPlace's Jeff Reeves about three Vanguard funds he likes for the rest of 2015.
Views: 6987 R Martin
Best allocation ratio from 2000 - 2017
 
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One of the most important decisions you make as an investor is your bond/stock allocation ratio. In my next video we'll look at allocation ratios from 1966 to 1982 and from 1929 to 1945. NOTE: There is a typo in this video at the 1:11 mark. The right hand column should say "10-year T-bonds" -- not "1-year T-bands". This video is not intended as investment, tax, accounting or legal advice, as an offer or solicitation of an offer to buy, hold or sell, or as an endorsement, of any company, security, fund, product or other offering. Always hire and consult with a fee-only fiduciary professional. In other words you are responsible for your own actions -- Not me.
Views: 1547 the Annuity Slayer
Tom Lydon Talks Bond ETFs with Vanguard's Ken Volpert
 
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ETF Trends Editor Tom Lydon sits down at the Morningstar ETF Conference with Ken Volpert, head of Vanguard's Taxable Bond Group, to discuss ways to hedge interest rate risk with short-duration investment grade corporate debt and diversify with emerging market bonds.
Views: 994 ETF Trends
Intelligent Portfolio Diversification | Asset allocation strategies in stocks
 
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Portfolio diversification is an important factor to profit from the stock market, but the traditional approach is counter intuitive to maximising results. In this video, Garry demonstrates the smarter way to diversify as part of your overall asset allocation strategies. To access the other videos in this series, visit http://specialistshareeducation.com.au and fill out the form. We promise to only deliver valuable training and information to teach you how to invest in stocks. Any advice in this video is general advice only. Neither your personal objectives, financial situation or needs have been taken into consideration. Accordingly you should consider how appropriate the advice (if any) is to those objectives, financial situation and needs, before acting on the advice. Garry Davis (AR No:317590) is an authorised representative of Primary Securities Ltd (AFSL No. 224107). Stock diversification is a common theme amongst investors, and with particular reference to the fund management industry, it generally breeds low performance. The smart way to carry out investment diversification avoids those pitfalls by not buying at the top and selling at the bottom, in other words not following the herd. Strategic asset allocation such as this gives you a much better chance to create above average returns consistently, but remember when you diversify your portfolio that you should always avoid poor quality stocks, and industries that are not in uptrend. Access my weekly Australian Stock Market Updates and free stock market education at http://specialistshareeducation.com.au Click here to subscribe to my channel to receive my weekly updates - http://www.youtube.com/user/SShareedu The information in this video will give you the foundation for a diversified stock portfolio, but I always advise people to tap into a resource who can guide you through the process and provide an in depth look at the global market. At Specialist Share Education, we help our community grow wealth through share investing and trading via both Global and Australian Stock Recommendations and the best possible support we can provide – face to face, phone, email, forums…everything our community needs to be successful. For more information or to speak with me directly, visit our website at http://.specialistshareeducation.com.au Alternatively, you can connect with me via… LinkedIn - http://www.linkedin.com/pub/garry-davis/9/aaa/819 Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/SpecialistShareEducation Twitter - https://twitter.com/GarryDavisSSE With daily share market analysis, guidance on how to invest in shares, and access to me whenever they need it, we’re doing everything we can to ensure our members stay safe in the market and achieve their goals. Portfolio Diversification https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EBf9WDCvZ1U
Money Minutes | CPSE ETFs not that charming
 
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Mint's Kayezad E Adajania explains how the public-sector company themed fund makes sense only for investors with well-diversified portfolios
Views: 153 Mint
ETF Analyst Hour:  Investing in Social Media Stocks and ETFs?
 
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Please join S&P Capital IQ on Wednesday, November 20 at 11 am ET, as we discuss social media trends, businesses and investments and their roles within a financial advisor's practice. We will describe fundamental details to consider when making investments related to social media including: growth opportunities and challenges, valuation approaches and investment risks. Scott Kessler, S&P Capital IQ's Senior Internet Equity Analyst will focus on social-media related companies and businesses and what to consider before making investment decisions. Todd Rosenbluth, Director of ETF and Mutual Fund Research, will cover some social media related ETFs and well as more diversified technology ETFs look at, what we like/don't like about these ETFs, and how other technology companies can benefit from the social media trend. Click this link to Register Now: http://bit.ly/18W4cSx
Best Funds to Make Money Investing in 2014-2015
 
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View more details at http://nicerefund.com/ Content Diversified stock mutual funds may be the best funds if you want to make money investing in 2014 and 2015, but keep an eye open as 2014 unfolds in case corporate profits disappoint. In that event, the best funds could be some that most investors aren't even aware of. For the 5 years leading up to 2014, the best way for the average investor to make money investing was to simply buy diversified stock mutual funds and hold on. If you did this you could have earned 150%. These were the best funds for primarily two simple reasons. Corporate profits were growing, and the stock market had previously suffered losses of over 50% due to the financial crisis and the recession it created. Stocks looked cheap. Corporate sales did not grow by leaps and bounds; and the economy was lackluster with totally unacceptable levels of unemployment, which still linger. Record low interest rates stimulated corporate profits and made stocks look attractive. That's why the best funds for average investors were the ever-popular diversified stock variety. In 2014 and beyond it might not be so easy to make money investing. Above all else, stock prices are based on investor expectations of growing corporate profits (net earning per share), and earnings growth could be disappointing in 2014 and beyond. What this means to you is that the stock party could be coming to an end, and you may want to broaden your horizons in your search for the best funds. Uncle Sam is no longer aggressively lowering interest rates to stimulate the economy, and the bull market in stocks is getting long in the tooth (old). So, how do you make money investing and what are the best funds if things turn sour? The best funds could be those that represent a bet that the stock market will fall. I know that the average investor is unaware of the fact that you can bet on the upside or you can just as easily bet on the downside. Some folks even think that to bet against stocks is illegal or just plain un-American. Not so. It's a free country and we have free markets. It's nothing new either. People got rich taking "short" positions during the Great Depression of the 1930s by betting that stock prices would fall... in order to make money investing on the downside. Investors in the know have been doing it ever since. Today it's easier than ever to make money investing is this way. You simply buy an ETF (exchange traded fund) that moves in the opposite direction vs. the stock market: an "inverse fund". They trade as stocks, so you'll need a brokerage account (like with a discount broker) to buy and/or sell them. Some of them come with financial leverage of 2 or 3 to 1. These are the simplest way to make money and are the best funds when the stock market is falling. How do you find them? You can simply enter "inverse ETF" into a search engine. Or, on a day when the stock market is taking a big hit search for the biggest gainers in the ETF arena. Your discount broker's website should make your research simple, since ETFs are extremely popular with investors. How do they work and how do you make money investing in them? Here's an example. Let's say that the stock market as measured by the S&P 500 Index declines by 30% in 2014 or 2015. The ETF with stock symbol SDS is designed to go UP by 60%. Instead of losing money, you make money with financial leverage of 2 to 1. These may or may not be the best funds for you, but I think you should know your options. Most years the market is up, and for the past five years it's been on a roll. If or when economic forecasts and corporate earnings expectations weaken in 2014, the market trend could change. If you are an average investor, your goal should be to make money investing OVER THE LONG TERM. This has become increasingly difficult since the year 2000, as stock investors have twice taken huge losses in the stock market since then. If you want to be proactive, you now know the best funds to jump on when (or before) the tide turns. Investors simply do not make money investing in diversified stock mutual funds in a falling market, even if they are in the best funds in that category. They lose money. Can you imagine actually making money vs. losing it in a declining stock market? The stock market could continue to rise in 2014 and 2015. On the hand, keep yours eyes open. Every few years the market gets into trouble, and the best funds if you want to make money investing in bad times are those that swim against the tide. Keywords best funds,make money,make money investing,money investing,stock market,stock mutual funds www.raceglobalholdings.com www.tradaddy.com https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=dp_byline_sr_ebooks_1?ie=UTF8&text=Charles+Xavier&search-alias=digital-text&field-author=Charles+Xavier&sort=relevancerank blog.tradaddy.com
How To Diversify Your Portfolio - Part 1
 
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http://www.grahamrowan.com/ - Visit my website for more Tips & Advice http://eliteinvestorclub.com/ Watch last weeks video - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W-bNTKth8gw Diversification is one of the most important topics in investing. But what does it mean? Let me tell you what it means to me, and I guarantee it’s much more than you’ll hear from any High Street financial adviser… Most text books on investing tell us that it’s sensible to spread our risk through diversification. I don’t know about you, but almost every book and every expert seems to have a different idea about what diversification actually means. If you talk to the typical financial advisor, it means so much in this UK stock market fund and so much in that UK stock market fund. Their knowledge of other asset classes is severely restricted so they never seem to get on the radar. And there’s another fundamental reason why they fail to tell you about many of the asset classes available to you. Professional indemnity insurance. Because you’re paying them for advice, you can sue them if the advice they give turns out to be wrong or bad. So they only talk about investments for which they can get professional indemnity insurance cover. Which brings us back to UK stock market funds. They’re encouraged in this myopic approach by the Financial Conduct Authority, which takes the simplistic view that anything they regulate is safe while anything outside their remit is risky. In the Elite Investor Club we take a completely different approach. As a global network of sophisticated investors, we take personal ownership of our investment portfolio and are prepared to look far and wide for the best opportunities. Andrew Craig’s company, Plain English Finance, deals with the regulated side while my company, Wealth Invest, covers unregulated opportunities. We believe that a well balanced portfolio will feature the best opportunities in both the regulated and unregulated side of the investment universe. On the regulated side, we’re looking for great performance with reasonable fees and the most tax efficient vehicles for investing. That obviously leads us into NISAs where you can shelter fifteen thousand pounds a year from income and capital gains tax, thirty thousand if you’re a couple. Within that we’re looking for funds that own assets across a wide range of countries, currencies and industry sectors. Andrew has uncovered some funds that meet these criteria really well and we’ll be sharing them at the Wealth Summit in November. It really makes sense to use the NISA allowance each year. I know several ISA millionaires who won’t pay a penny in tax when they takes funds out. That’s very different to what happens with SIPPs, self invested personal pensions. With a SIPP you get the sugar fix of tax relief when you make a contribution, but when you take the money out in retirement only twenty five per cent of it is tax free. Obviously, the plan is that your investments will grow to be worth a lot more when you come to withdraw them than they were when you put the money in! So it makes a lot more sense to have the tax relief on the way out rather than on the way in. Also, touch wood, NISAs have not become the political football that pensions have so there’s not been the interference, the Gordon Brown tax grabs or the lifetime limits that we’ve seen do so much damage to the attractiveness of the UK private pension system these last fifteen years. So if NISAs are the best vehicle, the crucial decision is what funds you put in them. When I interviewed Mark Dampier from Hargreaves Lansdown recently he said that ninety per cent of actively managed funds are rubbish. So, if you’re a novice investor, passive funds with low fees such as Exchange Traded Funds or ETFs make the most sense. If you’re an experienced, sophisticated investor, then it pays to look for the handful of managers who can consistently outperform the market so that their higher fees are justified. If you’d like an introduction to Andrew Craig so his team can take a look at your regulated portfolio, just contact me on [email protected] and I’ll put you in touch. Next week I’ll talk about some of the unregulated asset classes that should be in a sophisticated investor’s portfolio. If your advisors have given you a very narrow view on diversification, be very careful out there!
Views: 2272 Elite Investor TV
How Investors Should Think About Asset Allocation | Investopedia Academy
 
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Understand the pros and cons of thinking about asset class diversification and allocation or horizontal diversification as splitting up your capital between stocks and bonds. Take the Investopedia Academy 'Investing for Beginners' course: http://bit.ly/2BLlQmo INVESTOPEDIA ACADEMY is expert instruction from Investopedia. Self-paced, online courses that provide on-the-job skills—all from the world’s leader in finance and investing education. Website: https://academy.investopedia.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/investopedia Twitter: https://twitter.com/investopedia
Views: 2073 Investopedia Academy
My DIVIDEND PORTFOLIO Stock Allocation Strategy (Investing For Dividends)
 
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I get a lot of questions about the composition of my personal dividend stock portfolio. While I have been starting to share some of my personal dividend stocks in my recent YouTube videos, today's video goes a step further and takes a high level view of my portfolio. In today's video, you will learn about my asset allocation strategy and how I own 36 stocks that pay dividends. If you've been watching my channel for a while, you know that I have this concept of core, medium, and small/ancillary holdings. Today, you will see how I personally break down my 36 stocks across these three buckets. And, you will see the percentages I have allocated towards each. Specifically, I have: * 12 core stocks representing 55% of my portfolio. * 15 medium stocks representing 33% of my dividend growth portfolio. * 9 small stocks representing 12% of my stock portfolio. I also go through the percentages I have allocated towards my largest holdings and smallest holdings. And, I share insights as to why I like my personal asset allocation. A long video, I also transition into two closing topics: * Why it's really difficult for professional money managers to replicate my strategy, but why I love my strategy and sleep well at night. * Why financial freedom is not a destination, but is a journey. I'm a big fan of partial financial freedom, and all of us get there the day we start investing for dividends. I hope you enjoy today's video! Thanks, everyone, for your subscriptions, likes, and comments. Your support is the greatest "thank you" gift ever, and I'm excited about the growing community here! Want to learn more about my focus for 2018? I'm investing in Procter & Gamble (PG) and Kimberly-Clark (KMB) this year: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uGRmIeiep1g Want to learn about the company that pays me monthly dividends? I'm talking about Realty Income (O): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P-ANUrAsqMc Want to connect with me on social media? (Make sure to reach out via a public comment, so everyone can benefit from our discussion. I don't check private comments as frequently.) Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/ianlopuch/ Twitter - https://twitter.com/ianlopuch Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/ppcian Disclosure: I am long Procter & Gamble (PG), Kimberly-Clark (KMB), Realty Income (O), and Southern Company (SO). I own all four of these stocks in my dividend stock portfolio. Disclaimer: I'm not a licensed investment advisor, and today's video is just for entertainment and fun. This video is NOT investment advice. Also, I'm not a tax advisor and today's video is NOT tax advice. Please talk to your licensed investment advisor before making any financial decisions. All content on my YouTube channel is (c) Copyright IJL Productions LLC.
Views: 15854 ppcian
2 Excellent New ETFs in Focus
 
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These two ETFs launched this month have excellent growth potential (EMQQ, HACK).
Views: 907 ZacksInvestmentNews

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