Generally, you should choose an allocation that makes sense for your situation. There are many ways you can choose to invest, but there is no definite answer.
General rules focus on diversification of assets and strategies that change with age.
Many brokerage companies will have questionnaires and model portfolios that can point you in the right direction. The principles you use to invest your IRA assets are no different from principles you use for any other investments: time horizon, risk tolerance, and your intentional use of the money will all help you arrive at strategies that will be appropriate for you.
It is good to have the guidance of a professional, but it is quite possible to do well on your own if you keep yourself disciplined and informed.
A loss refers to reduction in the value of an investment, or in business terms, to having expenses outweigh revenues
Triple witching hour is when three types of derivatives expire at once, which happens once every quarter in the US
Accounting standards are the practices which make financial information uniform and normalized between various businesses
Account managers are the point of contact and liaison between a business and its clients
The Accounts Receivable line will contain the amounts owed to the company which are due to be received in the near future
A HELOC is a line of credit secured by the equity in your home. Homeowners can choose when to use the funds, and...
Currencies may work fine in a particularly country, but certain currencies may not convert into other currencies or gold
Mortgage Equity Withdrawals (MEWs) are loans that use the equity in a home as the collateral (a.k.a. home equity loan)
Double or triple ETFs can be very volatile investments, so an investor should be aware of the risks involved
FERS is essentially comprised of the Thrift Savings Plan (TSP), which is a 401(k)-type plan for federal employees