New Money


May 2008


Your Portfolio at Age 30

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Here's a question I often ask financial planners when conducting interviews: How do you know if you're on track with your retirement savings, particularly at a (relatively) young age? Are there any guidelines, or savings thresholds you should be crossing at certain points in your life? Usually, the ...

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retirement

Picking the Best Index Fund

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Index funds may be boring, but therein lies their beauty. Says fund tracker Morningstar, "Unlike [with] actively managed funds, investors don't need to worry too much about their manager departing or their strategy veering off course."

Finding the best index fund takes a lot less legwork than ...

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Morningstar
index funds

Future Fortune 500 Bigwigs

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Check out Fortune magazine's "Faces of the Future," a list of 20-something up-and-comers working for Fortune 500 companies. They include Suzanne Murphy, a 25-year-old Chevron engineer working on an offshore drill in the Gulf of Mexico, and Zaheen Mir, who—at 26 years old—is a vice president in ...

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careers

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