Avoid These Mistakes With Inherited IRAs

As with many retirement and savings options, there are clauses located in the small print which relate to many aspects of how the money is handled. This can include anything from how and when it’s appropriate to withdraw money, and what happens if someone inherits your IRA. Very often, inheritors of IRAs are unaware of … Continue reading Avoid These Mistakes With Inherited IRAs

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When to Pull Out of the Market

You may have heard that the Dow, an old and reliable measure of stock market performance, recently surpassed 15,000 for the first time in history. The media is making a big deal each time we hit one of these milestones, and it's generating a lot of water cooler talk and frenzy among the most novice … Continue reading When to Pull Out of the Market

Why Is Spread Betting Illegal in the US?

Investing is a heavily regulated activity, so it makes perfect sense that the rules and regulations that govern investing in different countries would vary. A UK company called Cantor Index, for example, engages primarily in providing spread betting services. The same company operating in the United States would be considered illegal. What is spread betting, … Continue reading Why Is Spread Betting Illegal in the US?