Daily Gains Letter » Retirement https://www.dailygainsletter.com Mon, 11 May 2015 09:31:29 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.1.11 Preparing for Retirement: CNBC Financial Planner Says You Need $2.5 M! https://www.dailygainsletter.com/retirement/retirement-how-much-you-will-really-need-to-enjoy-it/3782/ https://www.dailygainsletter.com/retirement/retirement-how-much-you-will-really-need-to-enjoy-it/3782/#comments Fri, 24 Apr 2015 11:02:09 +0000 <![CDATA[George Leong]]> <![CDATA[Retirement]]> <![CDATA[retirement]]> <![CDATA[retirement plan]]> https://www.dailygainsletter.com/?p=3782 <![CDATA[

retirement savingsOn a recent show on CNBC, a financial planner surprised everyone when she said a person should have about $2.5 million in his or her retirement plan. Of course, those on hand were aghast by the comments, including myself. But ... Read More

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Three Steps to Overcoming Losses in a Declining Market https://www.dailygainsletter.com/retirement/three-steps-to-overcoming-losses-in-a-declining-market/2547/ https://www.dailygainsletter.com/retirement/three-steps-to-overcoming-losses-in-a-declining-market/2547/#comments Thu, 06 Feb 2014 06:07:39 +0000 <![CDATA[Moe Zulfiqar]]> <![CDATA[Retirement]]> <![CDATA[cash]]> <![CDATA[dividend]]> <![CDATA[emerging markets]]> <![CDATA[key stock indices]]> <![CDATA[portfolio]]> <![CDATA[U.S. debt ceiling]]> https://www.dailygainsletter.com/?p=2547 <![CDATA[

Overcoming Losses in a Declining Market“What should you do when the house isn’t in order?”

A good friend of mine asked this question back in 2011. At that time, key stock indices were plunging lower due to issues regarding the U.S. debt ceiling. There was ... Read More

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How Low Interest Rates Are Holding 144 Million U.S. Workers Hostage https://www.dailygainsletter.com/retirement/are-144-million-americans-workers-or-hostages/2041/ https://www.dailygainsletter.com/retirement/are-144-million-americans-workers-or-hostages/2041/#comments Mon, 28 Oct 2013 06:21:38 +0000 <![CDATA[John Whitefoot]]> <![CDATA[Retirement]]> <![CDATA[Dow Jones Industrial Average]]> <![CDATA[Federal Reserve]]> <![CDATA[interest rates]]> <![CDATA[jobs growth]]> <![CDATA[quantitative easing]]> <![CDATA[recession]]> <![CDATA[retirement]]> <![CDATA[S&P 500]]> <![CDATA[stock market]]> <![CDATA[U.S. economy]]> <![CDATA[unemployment rate]]> https://www.dailygainsletter.com/?p=2041 <![CDATA[

144 Million U.S. Workers HostageAre the long-term retirement plans of working Americans being held hostage by the Federal Reserve?

If the point of quantitative easing was to stave off a recession and spur jobs growth, I think it’s fair to say the Federal Reserve’s ... Read More

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What You Can Learn from Missed Investment Opportunities https://www.dailygainsletter.com/retirement/what-you-can-learn-from-missed-investment-opportunities/1956/ https://www.dailygainsletter.com/retirement/what-you-can-learn-from-missed-investment-opportunities/1956/#comments Tue, 08 Oct 2013 07:59:27 +0000 <![CDATA[Moe Zulfiqar]]> <![CDATA[Retirement]]> <![CDATA[ETF]]> <![CDATA[investment opportunity]]> <![CDATA[portfolio]]> <![CDATA[portfolio management]]> <![CDATA[retirement]]> https://www.dailygainsletter.com/?p=1956 <![CDATA[

Missed Investment OpportunitiesOne of the basic rules that investors should follow when it comes to portfolio management is to not have a bias. What biases eventually do is either hinder investors from making better decisions or cause investors to not even recognize ... Read More

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Your 401(k): How It Can Really Profit from Patience and Conservative Plays https://www.dailygainsletter.com/retirement/your-401k-how-it-can-really-profit-from-patience-and-conservative-plays/1765/ https://www.dailygainsletter.com/retirement/your-401k-how-it-can-really-profit-from-patience-and-conservative-plays/1765/#comments Fri, 13 Sep 2013 07:37:09 +0000 <![CDATA[John Whitefoot]]> <![CDATA[Retirement]]> <![CDATA[401(k)]]> <![CDATA[dividends]]> <![CDATA[Dow Jones Industrial Average]]> <![CDATA[investment strategy]]> <![CDATA[portfolio]]> <![CDATA[retirement]]> <![CDATA[S&P 500]]> https://www.dailygainsletter.com/?p=1765 <![CDATA[

How It Can Really Profit from Patience and Conservative PlaysYour 401(k) is supposed to be a retirement account with a long investing horizon—not a day trading platform. Unfortunately, there are a growing number of investors doing just that, throwing not just caution to the wind, but also their long-term ... Read More

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The Basic Principle Smart Investors Shouldn’t Forget https://www.dailygainsletter.com/retirement/the-basic-principle-smart-investors-shouldnt-forget/1498/ https://www.dailygainsletter.com/retirement/the-basic-principle-smart-investors-shouldnt-forget/1498/#comments Thu, 05 Sep 2013 06:31:19 +0000 <![CDATA[Moe Zulfiqar]]> <![CDATA[Retirement]]> <![CDATA[covered call]]> <![CDATA[investment strategies]]> <![CDATA[portfolio]]> <![CDATA[portfolio management]]> <![CDATA[risk]]> https://www.dailygainsletter.com/?p=1498 <![CDATA[

050913_DL_zulfiqarOver the Labor Day weekend, I met up with my old friend, Mr. Speculator. As always, we had a debate about portfolio management. We had a long conversation about what really is the right way to manage your investments—and, for ... Read More

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If Your Nest Egg is “Broken,” Here’s How to Repair It https://www.dailygainsletter.com/retirement/if-your-nest-egg-is-broken-heres-how-to-repair-it/1364/ https://www.dailygainsletter.com/retirement/if-your-nest-egg-is-broken-heres-how-to-repair-it/1364/#comments Thu, 15 Aug 2013 12:58:47 +0000 <![CDATA[John Whitefoot]]> <![CDATA[Retirement]]> <![CDATA[Dow Jones Industrial Average]]> <![CDATA[employment rate]]> <![CDATA[retirement (hyperlinked); S&P 500]]> <![CDATA[retirement funds]]> <![CDATA[Retirement savings]]> https://www.dailygainsletter.com/?p=1364 <![CDATA[

DL_Aug_15_2013_JohnA growing number of American retirement nest eggs are cracked, and the fault lines are getting bigger.

While the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average are enjoying record highs, the same cannot be said for the employment rate. In ... Read More

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The Alternative Asset Allocation Plan Every Investor Needs https://www.dailygainsletter.com/retirement/the-alternative-asset-allocation-plan-every-investor-needs/1351/ https://www.dailygainsletter.com/retirement/the-alternative-asset-allocation-plan-every-investor-needs/1351/#comments Tue, 13 Aug 2013 06:41:10 +0000 <![CDATA[John Whitefoot]]> <![CDATA[Retirement]]> <![CDATA[asset allocation]]> <![CDATA[dividend]]> <![CDATA[investment strategies]]> <![CDATA[retirement]]> <![CDATA[retirement fund]]> <![CDATA[stock market]]> https://www.dailygainsletter.com/?p=1351 <![CDATA[

retirementWhen it comes to investing, everyone wants to be in the best performing asset classes. Unfortunately, few, if any, are that good at consistently choosing the top performing asset classes to add to their retirement fund year after year. That’s ... Read More

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Is Retirement at Risk for Late Baby Boomers? https://www.dailygainsletter.com/retirement/is-retirement-at-risk-for-late-baby-boomers/1272/ https://www.dailygainsletter.com/retirement/is-retirement-at-risk-for-late-baby-boomers/1272/#comments Mon, 29 Jul 2013 07:09:57 +0000 <![CDATA[John Whitefoot]]> <![CDATA[Retirement]]> <![CDATA[401(k)]]> <![CDATA[bull market]]> <![CDATA[Dow Jones Industrial Average]]> <![CDATA[Federal Reserve]]> <![CDATA[housing market]]> <![CDATA[inflation]]> <![CDATA[interest rates]]> <![CDATA[retirement]]> <![CDATA[Retirement savings]]> <![CDATA[S&P 500]]> https://www.dailygainsletter.com/?p=1272 <![CDATA[

Retirement at Risk for Late Baby BoomersOn July 23, the Dow Jones Industrial Average hit an all-time intraday high of 15,604.22. That same day, the S&P 500 also hit a new high of 1,698.78. With the markets doing so well, you could be forgiven for thinking ... Read More

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The Stocks You Need to Know About Now to Protect Your Retirement https://www.dailygainsletter.com/retirement/the-stocks-you-need-to-know-about-now-to-protect-your-retirement/1154/ https://www.dailygainsletter.com/retirement/the-stocks-you-need-to-know-about-now-to-protect-your-retirement/1154/#comments Thu, 27 Jun 2013 12:03:52 +0000 <![CDATA[John Whitefoot]]> <![CDATA[Retirement]]> <![CDATA[401(k)]]> <![CDATA[dividends]]> <![CDATA[Dow Jones Industrial Average]]> <![CDATA[IRA]]> <![CDATA[retirement]]> <![CDATA[retirement portfolio]]> <![CDATA[Retirement savings]]> <![CDATA[S&P 500]]> https://www.dailygainsletter.com/?p=1154 <![CDATA[

retirement savingsThe dream of retiring comfortably is a mirage for the vast majority of Americans. According to the National Institute on Retirement Security (NIRS), the retirement savings shortfall in the U.S. is worse than anyone thought. But it’s not an impossible ... Read More

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