Diane Mtetwa

Diane Mtetwa

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How Much You Need for Retirement Depends on These 4 Factors

You can control whether or not you achieve your dream of a successful retirement.


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4 Asset Allocation Mistakes and How You Can Avoid Them

Asset allocation determines the level of risk you take in your accounts and plays a major role in your investment return.


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Retirement Planning in 6 Easy Steps

Preparing for a successful retirement is possible -- and it's simpler than you think.


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You're Probably Not Saving Enough -- Here's How You Can Fix That

Controlling your expenses can help you achieve the goal of saving and investing more money each year.


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3 Reasons Why People With Disposable Income Should Be Investing Monthly

If you're fortunate enough that COVID-19 hasn't crimped your income, now is the perfect time to start investing.

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3 Signs That the Stock Market May Be Too Expensive

These tools can help you better understand why experts are predicting a pullback.


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Are Stocks Overvalued? This Market Indicator Says So.

A popular market indicator suggests that investors should prepare for a possible market crash.


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When the Dollar Falls, What Should Investors Do?

The US dollar's falling relative to other currencies. Here's what that means for you, the economy and your investments.


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Risk Tolerance Was the First Thing I Reviewed With Clients for These 3 Reasons

In my years as a financial advisor, I found that identifying risk tolerance early was essential in helping my clients meet their goals. Here's how knowing your own risk tolerance can help you as an individual investor, too.


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How I Use the VIX in My Long-Term Stock Portfolio

Understanding how market volatility can correlate with market pullbacks can help investors make important investing decisions. Here's how I've used the VIX in my own portfolio.

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3 Ways to Prepare for Retirement in a Bear Market

When you've spent your entire career saving for retirement, a market crash as you approach your planned retirement date may seem devastating. Here's what to do to avoid that panic.


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I Mostly Buy Index Funds and ETFs For These 3 Reasons

Using index funds as the core of your portfolio can be a great way to meet your goals while saving time and money.


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Here’s How The Coronavirus Pandemic Became an Investing Opportunity For Me

For people with stable finances, a volatile market can be a great time to invest.


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4 Ways to Prevent Emotions From Controlling How You Invest

It's natural to worry when your investments lose money. Here's how to prevent those worries from getting you into trouble.


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Successful Investors Have These 4 Habits in Common

You don't have to be a stock expert to benefit from these expert investing habits.