Money | Page-122 | NewJerseyNewsroom.com -- Your State. Your News.

newjerseynewsroom.com

Wednesday
Jan 28th
  • Login
  • Create an account
    Registration
    *
    *
    *
    *
    *
    REGISTER_REQUIRED
  • Search
  • Local Business Deals

Money

Wealth insight: A mutual fund primer

Wealth insight: A mutual fund primer
BY JEREMY WELTHER

Some investors are still skittish about investing in mutual funds after the sharp declines in 2008-09. However, many funds have shown strong performance since the market began its rebound in March 2009. Mutual funds are still an efficient and cost effective way for most people to grow their portfolios over the long term – the key is to choose the right funds.

Careful scrutiny is now the name of the game. Due diligence is not just for institutional investors. When choosing a fund, individual investors need to make sure they look carefully at all the basics – commission levels, expenses, manager style, performance and risk protection features.

 

Is it better to rent in New Jersey than to buy?

Is it better to rent in New Jersey than to buy?
BY GERALD J. ROBINSON
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

For sure, if home prices are headed down.

And downward seems to be the current direction in both New Jersey and nationally.

According to the Case-Shiller Home P...

What every investor should do now

What every investor should do now
BY WARREN BOROSON
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM
BOROSON ON MONEY

Hard times may be knocking at the door.

My favorite New Jersey economist, A. Gary Shilling, believes that one or more of five problems could drive ...

Tropicana in Atlantic City takes another $5 million beating, but workers get $150,000 tip

Tropicana in Atlantic City takes another $5 million beating, but workers get $150,000 tip
BY BOB HOLT
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

A couple of high rollers have discovered one secret of getting by in today's economy. That’s by beating the daylights out of the Tropicana Casino and Resort in Atlantic...

NCL warns of ongoing 'grandparent scam'

NCL warns of ongoing 'grandparent scam'
BY CAROL ABAYA
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

Summer is here, and school is out. Young people are traveling more than ever before. And their grandparents are being targeted by scammers more than ever before. Or ...

N.J. Consumer Affairs files complaints against three firms that falsely claimed to help immigrants

N.J. Consumer Affairs files complaints against three firms that falsely claimed to help immigrants

Two in Elizabeth and one in Newark not authorized to prepare immigration papers

The state Division of Consumer Affairs on Thursday filed complaints against three companies that falsely advertised they ...

Watson Pharmaceuticals opens its global headquarters in Parsippany

Watson Pharmaceuticals opens its global headquarters in Parsippany

Company plans to add nearly 250 jobs over next several years

Watson Pharmaceuticals Inc. formally dedicate its global corporate headquarters in Parsippany on Thursday, a move that Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno...

Tips on building an investment portfolio from a Vanguard adviser

Tips on building an investment portfolio from a Vanguard adviser
BY WARREN BOROSON
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

Here’s a strong argument for owning mutual funds rather individual stocks:

If you had owned the top 10 percent of stocks in the Standard & Poor’s 500 Stock Ind...

Surviving spouse of reverse mortgage scams can be evicted

Surviving spouse of reverse mortgage scams can be evicted
BY CAROL ABAYA
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM
THE SANDWICH GENERATION

Reverse Mortgages (RM) continue to catch borrowers in a ‘bait and switch” scam.

Now AARP has sued the federal government, the Department of Hou...

Page 122 of 219

Follow/join us

Twitter: njnewsroom Linked In Group: 2483509