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  • Is PIMCO's Commodity Strategy (PCRDX) a Good Bet? Investopedia - Wed, Jan 28, 2015 9:41 AM AEDT

    The PIMCO Commodity Real Return Strategy (PCRDX): is it a good bet for your portfolio?

  • This Concentrated China ETF is Worth a Look Investopedia - Wed, Jan 28, 2015 9:36 AM AEDT

    This under-the-radar ETF offers concentrated exposure to China’s top companies.

  • Time to Look at PIMCO's Total Return Fund Again? Investopedia - Tue, Jan 27, 2015 9:30 AM AEDT

    It’s difficult to know which way the economy and bond market are heading, but there is an investment that has delivered through the ups and downs.

  • The 5 Wealthiest People in Mexico Investopedia - Sat, Jan 24, 2015 6:01 AM AEDT

    Most people in the know have heard of Carlos Slim and his massive fortune. But what about Mexico's other richest people?

  • Credit Cards That Get You Into Airport Lounges Investopedia - Sat, Jan 10, 2015 10:38 AM AEDT

    These four credit cards will gain you coveted access to all that free food and peace, while your fellow travelers mill around outside in airport chaos.

  • Becoming An Elite Trader: The Game Plan Investopedia - Fri, Jan 9, 2015 9:15 AM AEDT

    To be an elite trader, you don't need a finance degree, but you must have a plan, and a serious, systematic approach to the business of trading.

  • Hot To Build An Investment Portfolio For Retirees? Investopedia - Tue, Dec 30, 2014 7:00 AM AEDT

    Investors managing their money through retirement often have different needs than during their growth and accumulation years.

  • Interested In Alibaba? Eye These ETFs Investopedia - Tue, Dec 16, 2014 5:41 AM AEDT

    Missed out on the Alibaba IPO? No problem. These ETFs offer investors easy access to the Chinese e-commerce giant.

  • 5 Developed Countries That Welcome Expats Investopedia - Sat, Dec 13, 2014 10:21 AM AEDT

    Investigate these expat havens if you seek a developed country with low barriers for getting a permanent resident visa – sometimes even citizenship.

  • 5 Countries Where It's Hardest To Become A Citizen Investopedia - Fri, Dec 12, 2014 10:40 AM AEDT
    5 Countries Where It's Hardest To Become A Citizen

    The United States is one of five countries that put up very high barriers for foreigners to get citizenship. Here's how it compares to the other four.

  • How To Become A U.S. Citizen Investopedia - Thu, Dec 11, 2014 10:28 AM AEDT

    Depending on their parents, people not born in the U.S. either inherit U.S. citizenship or need to achieve it. Here are the steps to become an American.

  • Senior Move Manager Investopedia - Thu, Dec 4, 2014 8:21 AM AEDT

    Senior move managers (SMMs) help seniors downsize and relocate when they either decide– or are forced – to move because they need a safer living situation.

  • Time To Hire A Senior Move Manager? Investopedia - Thu, Dec 4, 2014 5:23 AM AEDT

    Watch for these signs that you or an elderly family member may need to downsize and move somewhere easier to manange. A senior move manager can help.

  • A New Solution To Help Seniors Relocate Investopedia - Thu, Dec 4, 2014 5:08 AM AEDT

    As Americans age – and families try to cope – the new field of senior move managers helps seniors relocate to safer homes with the least possible stress.

  • China's One-Child Policy Explained Investopedia - Tue, Dec 2, 2014 11:33 AM AEDT

    A look at China's plan to control population growth and how it could change going forward.

  • 4 Debt-Busting AlternativesTo Balance Transfers Investopedia - Fri, Nov 28, 2014 4:29 AM AEDT

    Credit card balance transfers can help pay off debts – but they can cost you. Here are some other approaches worth checking out.

  • This ETF Offers Easy Access To China's Big Hitters Investopedia - Fri, Nov 28, 2014 4:17 AM AEDT

    The iShares FTSE China 25 Index Fund etf has become popular with investors seeking China exposure. Here's why.

  • Can You Afford To Retire In France? Investopedia - Fri, Nov 28, 2014 4:07 AM AEDT

    If that's always been your dream, there actually are affordable ways to retire in France. Some regions to explore and some cautions to keep in mind.

  • A Look At China's Growing Influence On The World Investopedia - Fri, Nov 28, 2014 3:48 AM AEDT

    With the second-largest economy in the world, China has significant (and growing) influence on the global economy. But how is that impact figured?

  • Why Retiree Expats Adore Ecuador Investopedia - Fri, Nov 28, 2014 3:10 AM AEDT

    A delightful climate, World Heritage sites and a low cost of living are just some of the reasons to retire to Ecuador. Here's more about what to expect.

  • Don't Pick The Wrong Type Of Retirement Community Investopedia - Wed, Nov 26, 2014 11:21 AM AEDT

    The names sound similar – continuing care, assisted living – but retirement communities differ widely. How to tell them apart and what you'll need to pay.

  • This Leveraged ETF Is For China Bulls Investopedia - Wed, Nov 26, 2014 9:33 AM AEDT

    With its huge population and booming economy, China is tops for many emerging markets investors. Here's a leveraged ETF for those who want to double down.

  • Self-Employed? Top Plans For Retirement Savings Investopedia - Tue, Nov 25, 2014 5:00 AM AEDT

    Here are 5 smart ways the self-employed can save for retirement. Some also work for your employees. But get financial advice before picking a strategy.

  • Fixed Or Variable-Rate Mortgage: Which Is Better Right Now? Investopedia - Sat, Nov 22, 2014 5:55 AM AEDT

    Find out the benefits of fixed- and variable-rate mortgages, and learn which option is best for you.

  • The Best Way To Build Your Retirement Portfolio Investopedia - Fri, Nov 21, 2014 10:06 AM AEDT

    If you're near retirement or already there, it's time to change your investment goals from growing assets to using them to generate income. Here's how.

  • Could Being A Landlord Pay For Your Retirement? Investopedia - Thu, Nov 20, 2014 5:50 AM AEDT

    If you have the money to buy them and the energy to run them – or the funds to pay a good manager – rental properties can help pay for your retirement.

  • Smart Retirement Strategies Even Without A Pension Investopedia - Wed, Nov 19, 2014 8:10 AM AEDT

    Not every retirement plan is a pension. Know the difference and decide which options are best for you. Even without a pension, there are good choices.

  • Eyeing China? Consider These Economic Indicators Investopedia - Tue, Nov 18, 2014 12:00 PM AEDT

    If you're considering investing in China and want to know when to buy, sell, hold or stay away, consider these economic indicators.

  • 8 Quick-Cash Alternatives To Credit Card Advances Investopedia - Tue, Nov 18, 2014 10:40 AM AEDT

    Sometimes you can find a better deal than a cash advance – but some alternatives are even more pricey. Where to find the cheapest source of quick cash.

  • Before You Take That Cash Advance Investopedia - Sat, Nov 15, 2014 9:40 AM AEDT

    Understand who benefits most from cash advances – and when it might make sense to get one.

  • 0% Balance Transfers: Can You Beat the Odds? Investopedia - Sat, Nov 15, 2014 7:35 AM AEDT

    Before you accept that 0% balance transfer offer, understand why you got it and who will probably profit most. Only accept if you can beat the odds.

  • The Credit Card Balance Transfer Trap Investopedia - Sat, Nov 15, 2014 6:10 AM AEDT

    Before you transfer a balance to a credit card with a lower interest rate, know how it affects new purchases and other fine-print traps that can cost you.

  • The Top Chinese Companies Traded In The U.S. Investopedia - Fri, Nov 14, 2014 5:19 AM AEDT

    While many Chinese companies trade only on foreign exchanges, some of the top Chinese companies who trade in the United States are global industry leaders.

  • Preferred Stocks versus Bonds: How to Choose Investopedia - Thu, Nov 13, 2014 8:22 AM AEDT

    What is the difference between corporate bonds and preferred stock? The following are a list of pros and cons for each investment.

  • The Pros And Cons Of Balance Transfers Investopedia - Thu, Nov 13, 2014 7:50 AM AEDT

    Do the math before you assume that transferring your credit card balance to a lower rate card will save money. It could – or it could cost you.