InvestingThe economy is in such a state that every signal seems to be saying investors should invest. The low cost of purchasing property, businesses and countless other investment vehicles seems to hold only promise for people with the ability to seize these opportunities today.

The problem is there are so many options that what will return the best on an investment is not as clear as it could be. While some investors are settling for “tried and tested” investment options, these may not provide the best or the safest returns.

Below is a list of some of the most attractive investment options coming in 2015.

Deep Sea Crude Oil Production

The cost of crude oil directly correlates to how difficult it is to obtain a barrel from any given source. A number of factors can contribute to this difficulty, which includes local politics, distance and how hard it is to drill to a deposit of oil.
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3 Biggest Drivers of Retirement Savings Success

I took some time this weekend to read some personal finance magazines and also surf around the net. I stumbled upon an article that Catey Hill over at SmartMoney wrote an article that discusses the 3 biggest drivers of success in terms of retirement savings. They are: Employing a consistent, long-term savings and investing strategy Working with a financial adviser Saving money in your workplace retirement plan Retirement Savings Success These 3 points are fairly basic, but it is incredible […]Read the full article...

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John Hancock – Trusted Specialist

John Hancock has been a trusted financial figure since its inception in 1862. Since then, it grew to one of the world’s largest insurers, now representing financial interests the world over. John Hancock continues to bring on the world’s best technologies, learning, and expertise. As such they are able to lead and consult in a diversity of matters. For this reason, John Hancock’s clients are diverse. Many have been with the company for decades or ever generations. The company is […]Read the full article...

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Carnival For Young Adults – Trick or Treat Edition

Welcome to this week’s edition of the Carnival For Young Adults. This week’s edition is the Trick or Treat Edition as we prepare for Halloween. So I ask you, have your finances been a trick or treat so far this year? If they are a treat, great job and keep up the good work. If they have been a trick, don’t get down on your self as you can turn things around! You just have to take that first step […]Read the full article...


E*Trade Review: Investing Made Easy

I am almost certain you know about E*Trade. Maybe a few years ago if I mentioned E*Trade you would be clueless, but not anymore with the likes this during the Super Bowl: Yeah, the talking baby has pushed E*Trade into the mainstream. And that is a good thing because E*Trade is a solid company to have your investments with. Below is my full review of E*Trade showing you why you should consider it if you are looking for an online […]Read the full article...

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The Simplest Way Ever To Become Rich

What if I told you there was a simple way to become rich? Would you be interested? What if I told you that it would only take you 10 minutes max to do and you would only have to do it one time? (Hint: it does not involve robbing a bank.) Some of you might be getting excited while others now think I am full of it. But what if I told you that the government, mutual fund companies, the […]Read the full article...

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Carnival of Financial Planning – Wedding Edition

Welcome to this week’s installment of the Carnival of Financial Planning! This weeks edition is the wedding edition since I’ve been to my fair share of weddings this year and this weekend is the last one for a while. So while I am out on the dance floor making all the girls swoon, you can enjoy some great personal finance blog posts from the past week. Let’s get started!! BUDGETING AND ECONOMICS Gretchen @ Retired By 40 writes September & […]Read the full article...

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Breaking News!! Schwab To Take On Betterment, Wealthfront

I just read a story on Reuters that is blowing my mind. Apparently, Schwab is a few weeks away from offering an automated ETF investing service, or robo-investing service, that is along the same lines of what Betterment, Wealthfront, and the other new automatic ETF investing services offer. So why is this big news? Two reasons: First, Schwab is the first large discount broker to be going down this road. (I’ll go into more detail about this below) Second, according […]Read the full article...

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TradeKing Review: Is This Your Online Broker?

Welcome back to another review of the various online brokers at your disposal when investing. Today I am going to talk about TradeKing and whether or not it makes sense for you to consider investing your money with them. Below you will learn about the features and benefits of TradeKing and where I think it lacks compared to other online brokers. As always, you can check out my online broker comparison chart for in-depth information about all of the brokers […]Read the full article...

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How To Retire At 50 And Live Like A King (or Queen)

While most people only dream about retiring at 50, there are people out there that turn this dream into a reality. What is their secret? Did they win the lottery? Rob an armored car? Print counterfeit money? While there may be a few people that did do those things, the reality is that most retire at 50 by following 3 simple pieces of advice. How To Retire At 50 In 3 Steps Step 1: Save More – A Lot More […]Read the full article...