• May 27, 2024

Why Your Credit Score Will Take a Hit Following a Mortgage

A mortgage is a bittersweet thing for a credit score. Unless you’re paying your house in full, taking out a mortgage is just a part of the home ownership process. Financial advisors have always warned home buyers that a high credit score will benefit them in the long run. A solid credit score will yield…

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Investing in Your Future with Grand Cayman Real Estate

Written by: REMAX.ky Summary: Cayman Island properties make excellent long term investment opportunities. As your wealth grows, so to do your opportunities. Some are inevitably better than others. Cayman real estate offer investors both foreign and domestic, a unique opportunity. International investors have been pouring cash into the tiny island paradise, which has inevitably increased…

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The Life of Len Blavatnik

The following is a short Len Blavatnik bio, president of Access Industries and head of the Blavatnik Family Foundation.   Len Blavatnik emigrated from Russia to the United States in 1978, receiving citizenship six years later. He was born in what is Ukraine today and attended the University of Moscow. He has his Master’s degree…

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The Value of the Entrepreneurial Spirit

Len Blavatnik graduated with a Masters degree in Computer Sciences and received and MBA from Harvard Business School and from then on established his own group of companies. The group mainly invests heavily on a wide array of industries such as petrochemicals, plastics, telecommunications and even real estate. In 2010, Len Blavatnik was named sixth…

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The Tale of the Great

It is the dream of every aspiring businessman to father a global conglomerate with diversified holdings in various industrial sectors – it is a goal fueled by ambition, and inspired by one’s interests.Needless to say, the road towards achieving that goal is never easy, and obviously not for just anyone – but those that do…

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American Industrialism in the 21st Century

Some might say that the age of the great capitalists that shape the American economic landscape is over. A lot of people think that the age of Vanderbilt, Rockefeller and Carnegie is long gone and American capitalism in the industrial age sense of the word is dead. These people could not be more mistaken. Though…

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Guide to Buying Beaded Placemats

If you are looking for something different for your house décor, one of the things that you can do is buy some beaded placemats.  There are a few advantages of buying these kinds of placemats.  Here are the reasons why you might want to add these placemats to your kitchen décor. Beauty – These placemats…

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Investing in tough ecconomic times – Part II

This is continuation of our last post.

Fine-Tuning Your Portfolio
Once you’ve made the big decision as to what your stock/bond allocation should be, it’s time to do your fine-tuning.

Just as stocks and bonds tend to poorly correlate, different kinds of stocks and different kinds of bonds similarly have limited correlation. That’s especially true on the stock side of the portfolio. Smart investors will make sure to have both domestic and foreign stocks, stocks in both large companies and small companies, and both value and growth stocks. Growth stocks are stocks in fast-moving companies in fast-moving industries, such as technology. Value stocks are stocks in companies that have less growth potential, but you may be able to get their stock on the cheap, at times making them better investments than growth stocks.

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Investing in tough ecconomic times – Part I

The past few years have been the ugliest thing to hit Wall Street in a very long time. We don’t need to tell you….Pick up a newspaper….Turn on the TV….Look at your dwindling account balance. Some pundits are telling us that this is the end of everything, and the collapse of the entire economy is…

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First In, First Out for U.S. Economy

This guest post provided by Sensa. That’s the conclusion reached by this GFT Forex Blog post. The author says that as the first G7 economy to enter recession, back in 2007, the U.S. will also be the first to make a full recovery. The author continues, “The other way to look at the current economic…

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