1. Simplify your portfolio

For you, probably, concept “portfolio” associates first of all with order. “The garbage dump” approaches where better for the description of that disorder which to be created in the reporting of funds and brokers on which you have relied. You wanted for a long time to organize all; nevertheless, you were stopped by a chargeable income received from an investment in various holdings.

Well, before you there is a chance. The market has decreased on 20 %, reducing incomes of many participants, and losses, possibly. Today the good moment in the market to get rid of funds-doubles (for example, take at least only index S&P 500), get rid of funds which you don’t understand, and create “a simple” portfolio.

For a choice of investment objects you can pay attention to “blue chips”, shares of index funds (which means in the share of the companies entering into the basic stock indexes) or pension funds with an investment strategy for a single portfolio put.

2. Reduce quantity of the share of the power companies

You, for certain, counted up the welfare where profit on shares of power sector which for last year it is impossible have flied up, constituted a powerful part.

Well, the possibly has come “to pull out a time stopper”: in reigning euphoria round growing oil the similar moods prevailing in 1999 when there was a crash of dotcoms are felt. This moment also marks James Polsen from “Wells Capital Management”. Growth rate of demand for oil has already started to be slowed down that is a sign of possible new falling of the oil prices.

Quite possibly, now you have chargeable incomes from the oil companies, and there is a possibility to compensate loss in other areas. What are you going to do with this profit?

If you are ready to be patient, consider possibility to invest in financial sector or “blue chips”. They look today worse, than shares of the oil companies.

3. We reap a crop from tax write-offs.

These days you, possibly, notice many minuses in your account statement. Try not to think of it, as about a catastrophic crash harbinger. Instead, look what “Uncle Sam” has made for you: has given valuable possibility to write off taxes.

If you sell shares, bonds or funds on the taxable account at the price cheaper than that that you have paid for, you can subtract losses from incomes on your portfolio. If your losses there are more than incomes, you can write off to 3000 dale from excess in comparison with profit on sale of investments (were in ownership less months).

But, wait a minute: whether it has convinced you to be patient and not to sell in such market? This council doesn’t include that the tax swap. When you sell unprofitable fund and reinvest means in other similar fund, you keep some thousand dollars, avoiding taxes, and remain invested in the same volumes.

The purpose is to find the closest fund on a condition with what you have sold, but such as which the tax authority of the USA (IRS) doesn’t consider absolutely identical. Buy “identical” fund within 30 days from sale – to or after – and the tax authority of the USA (IRS) doesn’t recognize it as the tax concession.

Probably, you can find fund even with better conditions if it isn’t present – you always have possibility to acquire the earlier sold after 31 days.

The times when governments have been flooding people with all sorts of grants are over. At least for some time. But that does not imply that you should forget the idea of getting small business grants.

Everything is possible with smart attitude; small business grants including.

Read this blog for more practical tips about grants, how to apply for grants, grant samples, traps and ticks of the grants. This info will help you to get small business grants or any other grants easier.