Author Archives: Kizer

How to invest in DIRECT Plan of Mutual Funds?

We have always stated that Mutual Funds are one of the best ways to create and manage wealth. It’s convenient, low cost, well-regulated, transparent and gives benefit of diversification. Starting January 1, 2013 SEBI had mandated all fund houses to have two version of each scheme – Direct & Regular. Direct vs. Regular: As the […] Related posts 13 Common Myths about SIP in Mutual Funds Posted on  May 23, 2019 by Amit Best ELSS (Tax Saving […]

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Lots of Perks but Large Fees

There’s been tremendous growth in the luxury credit card market over the last few years. Typically, these cards charge annual fees of $500 or more, but they compete with each other to offer the most valuable rewards, exclusive benefits and luxury perks. Features in this price range can also include airport business lounge access, travel fee credits and a distinctive card that’s made of anything but plastic. Of all these cards, the most expensive card offered in […]

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10,000s risk wasting money by choosing to repay their student loan when they don’t have to

‘For some, overpaying is just flushing money down the loo’ Martin Lewis, founder of MoneySavingExpert.com, said: “In practice, for most people student loan repayments act far more like a tax than a debt. “With interest rates for those who started uni in or after 2012 as high as 6.3%, some may assume repaying as much as you can is a boon. Yet the stats show the huge majority – over 80% – of these university leavers are unlikely […]

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Average Healthcare Cost in 2019

The average healthcare cost has steadily risen in the United States for the past 59 years. In 2019, costs are projected to continue to increase. Below, we’ll explore average healthcare costs by care type, payer, state, gender, and age to give you an idea of where healthcare is headed in 2019 and beyond. Quick Facts on the Cost… The post Average Healthcare Cost in 2019 appeared first on Student Debt Relief | Student Loan Forgiveness. Source link

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Election and new Referendum on cards as PM quits

  Industry experts believe that the resignation of Prime Minister Theresa May today makes a General Election and a new EU Referendum more likely. They warned that continuing economic and investment uncertainty was also a likely outcome. Most were expecting the widely predicted exit of Mrs May who announced at Downing Street today that she will quit as Conservative leader on 7 June, paving the way for a new Prime Minister. An emotional Mrs May said she […]

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Why under-owned Europe may be worth a look

Elga suggests a few investment options that may benefit from a pick-up in European growth and any decline in geopolitical concerns. We continue to prefer a “barbell” approach to risk taking in the late-cycle stage: quality stocks, income-generating bonds and emerging markets. And there are several investments in Europe worth highlighting. Europe offers attractive asset valuations compared to history, especially in risk assets. Regional assets have cheapened further compared to a year ago as concerns about growth […]

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A new kind of annuity designed to help Canadian retirees live well, longer

Two of the more promising measures in the recent federal budget could pave the way for deferred annuities and pooled-risk pension products designed to prevent retirees from outliving their money. The budget proposed two new types of annuities that can be used for registered plans. The headline-grabber was ALDA: an acronym for Advanced Life Deferred Annuity. As of 2020, ALDAs could become an investment option for those with registered plans like RRSPs or RRIFs, Defined Contribution (DC) Registered […]

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Podcast #2: Hitting financial rock bottom and getting back up

Today I am sharing a very honest story about hitting rock bottom and where we went from there. This is not an easy story to tell. It is real and raw and honest and I hope you can benefit from it. audio Block Double-click here to upload or link to a .mp3. Learn more Want to subscribe and listen on the go? You can do that on iTunes, Stitcher, Google Play and Spotify! Helpful Companion LinksAre you […]

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Design A Great Client Presentation to Get Results in 7 Steps

Whether you are thinking about a workshop or something simple to use one-on-one with clients, here are seven steps to help you structure a presentation that communicates your message and is designed to produce the results you want. Know your … Continue reading → The post Design A Great Client Presentation to Get Results in 7 Steps appeared first on . Source link

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How should investors respond to the global economic slowdown?

I had the privilege of attending the International Monetary Fund’s spring meeting in Washington, D.C., last month. The key takeaway from the conference of leading global economists and monetary policy experts? Global growth is clearly slowing. Having estimated 3.6% growth for 2018, the IMF in January forecast 3.5% growth for 2019. But at the meeting, it cut that projection to 3.3%—the lowest rate since the global financial crisis—amid signs that higher tariffs are restricting trade and a […]

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