Compound Your Human Capital To Financial Independence

Like many personal finance enthusiasts, I’ve been working hard toward the goal of financial independence and an early retirement.  That said, I’ve tried to balance out this goal with enjoying the process along the way. One can spend countless hours and an enormous amount of life energy trying to optimize investments in an, all-to-often futile, attempt to ‘build a better mousetrap’.  The thing with trying to ‘beat the market’ and

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ETF Facts and Misconceptions

ETFs have received a lot of attention in recent years particularly given the irrational market environment we’ve come through and the impact that has had on the results of active money managers. For example, over the past few years studies have shown that only a small number of actively managed funds beat their respective indexes which has proliferated the interest in ETFs, most of which use a passive index-tracking strategy.

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A Select List Of Dividend ETF’s

Welcome to readers from The Street.com and the Kirk Report.  Please take a moment to visit our About Page to see why we love dividend stocks and subscribe to our blog using the Subscribe Form on the right side of the page. I am a huge proponent of buying the best dividend paying stocks when they are value priced. However, if you aren’t sure about picking an individual stock and you

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How To Build An Income Portfolio For Retirement

As the Baby Boomer generation plans for their retirement, it is no secret that there will be an increasing demand for income producing securities.  While I prefer individual dividend growth stocks, the ETF universe is offering some attractive alternatives that may make retirement planning a little less time-intensive. With number of income producing investment products increasing, one should notice the growing selection of Dividend paying ETF products that sample indicies from around

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