Wednesday, October 22, 2014 Tishri 28, 5775
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Neil B. Kauffman, JE Feature
Welcome to our new column! While my wife and business partner Barbara Drebing and I - we've run a fee-only financial advisory firm the past 23 years - have done an occasional article before, this is the beginning of "Mutually Yours," focusing on the mutual-fund industry. We will be alternating bylines in this space on a somewhat regular basis. First,...
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Money Maven with Craig G. Langweler
As a retiree, I am overweighted in bonds because of my need for income. Because I've been told bond prices go down when interest rises, how can I protect my principal from eroding? R.C. Philadelphia Not long ago, many investors were concerned with rising interest rates. In fact, the No. 1 perception in the market has been that rising interest...
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Clifford D. Schlesinger, JE Feature
Do you remember those advertisements from sunny Florida, where the spokesperson said, "Orange juice - it isn't just for breakfast anymore." The sponsors identified that it was a myth that a person could only drink orange juice in the morning and dispelled it with a catchy slogan. Another such myth is that endowment giving is only for the very wealthy...
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Investing with Fred D. Snitzer
A demographic tidal wave of aging baby-boomers, fast approaching age 65, is set to dive headfirst into retirement. A majority of them have worked hard for the past 40 years and, through diligent savings and some luck, have accumulated a modest but sizable nest egg. Having enjoyed their lives so far, they plan on enjoying their retirement as well, and...
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Michael Trantas, JE Feature
Passwords have been getting bad hype these days - and for good reason. With "phishing" scams and "keystroke logger" virus transmittals on the rise, identity theft and fraud losses have become a major issue for computer-users. According to the Federal Trade Commission, in 2003 there were an estimated 10 million identity-theft victims in the United States at a cost of...
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