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Blackrock Author

As the world's largest asset manager, Blackrock believes in openness, transparency, and honesty. It’s how we fulfill our mission: empowering investors and investment professionals to achieve their goals. The Blog furthers that commitment, by providing visitors to the Blog with market insights and analysis from some of the preeminent thought leaders at Blackrock & iShares.

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  1. Investing

    Reassessing Your Approach To Bond Investing

    Rethinking your fixed-income portfolio may not resonate in quite the same way as dropping 10 pounds or finally giving up that smoking habit.
  2. Investing Basics

    Five Successful Investing Strategies

    The secret to investing is that there is no secret. Success is all about knowing yourself, getting the basics and using both to make the right choices.
  3. Markets

    Why Are Investors Turning Down The Volume?

    Many U.S. investors are choosing to turn down the volume over the holidays, perhaps saving their song for when volatility improves.
  4. Savings

    Taking Smaller And More Manageable Resolutions

    Something you can do for your savings and investing resolutions this year is to rely on tools already available at your workplace and take them to the max.
  5. Retirement

    Know The Cost of Living Where You Plan To Retire

    When considering where to live after retiring, it's important to keep in mind the type of taxes that would have to be paid at each retirement location.
  6. Economics

    How did 27,000 investors answer to these questions

    We asked more than 27,000 investors across 20 countries questions related to financial issues, from retirement to savings to asset allocation.
  7. Retirement

    Define Your Retirement

    Define your retirement and anticipate, how much annual income you may need to support the lifestyle you want.
  8. Retirement

    12 Questions To Ask Before You Retire—Or Move

    Retirement will feel like the first time we have complete control over what we do and where we live, but making choices could feel overwhelming.
  9. Retirement

    Investing With Purpose: Target Date Funds

    Saving for retirement with a target date fund gives you a straightforward goal: retirement income that will last as long as you need it.
  10. Investing News

    Munis, Midterms And What To Watch

    There are a few things worth watching in the medterm presidential elections.
  11. Retirement

    The Right Place To Retire

    Before my husband and I got married, we made sure to be on the same page about values and children, but we didn’t discuss what our retirements look like.
  12. Economics

    Decoding “Normal” Interest Rates

    The Fed (and every other Fed commentator) uses the word “normalization” to describe the upcoming next phase of monetary policy.
  13. Investing Basics

    An Investing Secret For When The Market Drops

    I wrote a piece called “Why Cash is Not a Strategy.” I was sitting on more cash than I knew was good for me: I’ve started moving off the sidelines.
  14. Mutual Funds & ETFs

    Three Things You Need to Know About ETFs

    Here’s a true conversation I had with my dental hygienist, meandering through our usual banter about life, money and investing.
  15. Investing Basics

    Global View: Investing In Emerging Markets

    In recent months, investors have been looking overseas for opportunities in emerging markets (EMs).
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