Month: June 2018

A Target Date Fund (TDF) combines a variety of investment strategies into one mutual fund. The concept is that investors, based on their target date of retirement, can simply select one mutual fund that will be managed for them during their entire life. This is because the asset allocation and investments inside the TDF will
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Medicine is expensive. From family physician visits to consultations with specialists to prescription drugs, long life is a major investment. But what if there was a free wonder drug that warded off everything from dementia and high blood pressure to diabetes and osteoporosis? Well, doctors and scientists say there is. It’s exercise. And they’re finding
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While mostly tallying overall gains, the majority of Berkshire Hathaway Chairman and CEO Warren Buffett (Trades, Portfolio)’s largest portfolio holdings, which represent more than half of assets, have underperformed the year-to-date return of the S&P 500. Versus a 1% increase in the index, Wells Fargo & Co. has declined 10.7%, Bank of America Corp. 5.9%, The Kraft Heinz
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If you’re watching home prices head north and wonder how you’ll ever come up with a down payment, your state might have a way to help. Enter so-called “first-time home buyer savings accounts.” Various state legislatures have authorized these programs, which come with varying tax advantages for people saving up to buy a house. Oregon
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P.F. Chang’s is looking for a new owner. Centerbridge Partners and the board of managers of Wok Parent revealed Friday they have retained Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Barclays to explore a possible sale of the Chinese food chain. “Given the positive performance of P.F. Chang’s Bistro and having received multiple unsolicited indications of
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