Find Investment Success with a Business Point of View

The following is a guest post written by Dan Mac of Dividend Growth Stock Investing. Do you have trouble taking the long-term view with your investment portfolio?  Do you find yourself frequently reacting to short-term market swings and fluctuations?  If so then it may be time to change your point of view.  One way I have found to help me focus more on the long term with my investing portfolio is by viewing my investment portfolio as a business.  In business it is all about the bottom line.  ...

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TransCanada Corp and Phoenix Energy Propose New Pipeline

TransCanada Corp (TRP) and Phoenix Energy Holdings Ltd. have announced a proposal to build a C$3 Billion pipeline project in northern Alberta. Named the Grand Rapids Pipeline, it will carry crude oil and diluent (a kind of thinner to help the crude flow freely through the pipelines) from the Athabasca oil sands northwest of Fort McMurray 500 km south to the Edmonton-Hartland area. The pipeline will help fill the increasing need for oil transportation infrastructure surrounding the even growing oil ...

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3 Easy Steps To Saving Enough Money For Retirement

The following is a guest post by Todd R. Tresidder, founder of Financial Mentor. Retirement planning doesn’t have to be difficult. It’s not rocket science. In fact, just getting the basics right is often good enough. Unfortunately, most people don’t get the basics right. According to the Employee Benefit Research Institute Retirement Confidence Survey less than 42% of employees have actually calculate how much to save for retirement. The research also shows how this very simple action greatly ...

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Current Trends in the Mortgage Industry

So much of the world economy is gauged by the expansion and contraction of credit. Of all the loan products that contribute to the overall credit picture, mortgages – those loans secured by real property – are among the most influential toward the health of national economies. The converse is also true: the financial strength of any country significantly affects the availability and terms of mortgages loans. Interest rates, application fees and closing costs rise and fall with recessions, depressions, ...

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