Monthly Investment Message: November 2016

Barbara O’Neill, Extension Specialist in Financial Resource Management

Rutgers Cooperative Extension

oneill@aesop.rutgers.edu

November 2016

Diversification and Dollar-Cost Averaging: The Basics

Two time-tested investment strategies are diversification and dollar-cost averaging. Diversification means spreading your money among different types of investments (e.g., stocks, bonds, and cash equivalent assets such as CDs and money market funds) to reduce the risk of loss from a decline in any one investment. 

 

There are a number of ways to diversify investments. Below are six frequently used …

Monthly Investment Message: December 2016

Barbara O’Neill, Extension Specialist in Financial Resource Management

Rutgers Cooperative Extension

oneill@aesop.rutgers.edu

December 2016

Building Wealth: Strategies That Work

Most investors want to grow wealthy over time and have a comfortable lifestyle in later life. Investing can help get them there. Most people do not become wealthy from their earnings alone but, rather, by investing a portion of their income and letting it grow for several decades.

 

The goal of investing is to set aside money today with the goal …

Investing Unit 8: Investing Tax-Deferred


 


 

Investing Unit 9: Resources


 


 

Investing Unit 1: Wealth Accumulation


 


 

Investing Unit 4: Common Stocks

Investing Unit 2: Saving and Investing


Investing Unit 7: Advantages of Retirement Accounts


 


Investing Unit 7: Retirement Plans