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Dollar Cost Averaging – Practical Lessons From Recent Experience

Saturday, 15 August 2009, 5:14 | Investing | 0 Comment
by Numan

My recent experience with Dollar Cost Averaging and the lessons I learned Several posts ago I discussed my considerations on Dollar Cost Averaging and why I had selected it as my long term investment strategy. I’ve been at it for 4 months and have shown the necessary self restraint, avoiding any impulse buying and selling […]

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Diversification is Dead. Long live Diversification

Saturday, 25 July 2009, 4:47 | Economics, Investing | 0 Comment
by Numan

Don’t give up on diversification through asset allocation just yet A short introduction to asset allocation and diversification Assets allocation is said to be the optimal investment method for household investors. As household investors we lack both the time and knowledge to handpick assets and build and maintain a long term investment ...

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Another Look at Establishing Your Investment Goals

Monday, 18 August 2008, 4:52 | Investing | 0 Comment
by Numan

Establishing your investment goals in terms of risk, return, volatility, liquidity needs and investment term is crucial for succeeding in your investments and meeting your goals. Before investing your money it is wise to determine the goals of your investment. We are usually quite good at setting the primary goal of investment – Better ...

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Why Buying a Home is More Important than You Think

Wednesday, 2 April 2008, 12:00 | Home Finance and Mortgage | 0 Comment
by Numan

Rent vs. buy comparisons are abundant. I’ve wrote quite a bit on the matter trying to illuminate the less obvious parts of it. In this post I’ll concentrate on a few fundamental financial advantages of home ownership which are too often painfully overlooked. Buying a home is indeed a great undertaking which requires maturity and […]

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Long Term Investing Isn’t Always a Smart Move

Friday, 4 January 2008, 1:28 | Investing | 0 Comment
by Numan

I am truly confused. I’ve been able to save some money recently and I’ve stopped to think on how and where I should invest it. One of the rules of thumb of investments is to invest for the long term. If your investment period is long enough stocks will eventually yield the highest possible return […]

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