When 27-year-old Ramon Gonzales was looking for a new job eight months ago, having access to a retirement plan was high on his list of priorities. Now Gonzales, the floor supervisor for the production team at Red Bay Coffee, has that ability to save. That’s thanks to CalSavers, California’s automatic individual retirement account plan, which
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529s can help you save for college costs, but sometimes the limitations can offset the tax benefits. photo credit: Getty Getty 529 plans offer a useful and tax-efficient way to save for your kids’ education. Still, they aren’t for everyone. Limited options can offset some of the potential tax benefits. Plus options for using them beyond college costs
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A interview with billionaire debt investor and founder of Oaktree Capital Management, Howard Marks. In this interview, Howard discusses why value investors have struggled in recent times and what points of the cycle provide the best investment opportunities. Howard also talks about his early career and gives advice to those just starting out in asset
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Have you ever walked through a major city and counted all the different commercial property types? There are gas stations, hotels, strip malls, apartment buildings, industrial buildings, municipal buildings, office buildings, funeral homes, churches, synagogues, cemeteries and more. Yes, cemeteries! Did you know that grave plots are sold by the inch? They are commercial real
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We buy real estate investment trusts (REITs) for their yields first and foremost. Show us the money! Dividend growth is good, too. A 4% yield looks twice as nice if we believe our income will double in just a few years. After all, a 4% payer that boosts its dividend by 10% won’t yield 4.4%
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