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Low Risk, High Returns!
Wed, 07/13/16 | 5 Comments
Low Risk, High Returns!

I often get asked where I’d recommend others invest their assets for the best returns, with the least amount of risk (of course).
“Low-risk, high-returns!” has a certain ring to it, doesn’t it?
Kind of like, oh, …

Brexit: UK Deletes its EU Account. US Voters be Forewarned
Mon, 06/27/16 | 18 Comments
Brexit: UK Deletes its EU Account. US Voters be Forewarned

Welp… that happened.
The British shocked the world by voting to “Brexit” from the European Union (EU) as 17,410,742 (51.9%) votes to “Leave” prevailed against 16,141,241 (48.1%) votes to “Remain”.
I’m not a Brit, so maybe it’s …

How do I Know if a Fund is “Passive”?
Thu, 06/16/16 | 8 Comments
How do I Know if a Fund is “Passive”?

In response to my active vs. passive funds performance post, a reader, Heidi, wrote in with a question,
“How do I know if my vanguard funds are “passive”?”
That’s actually a great question, and an important basic …

Passive Funds Versus Active Funds: The Conclusive Results
Wed, 06/8/16 | 5 Comments
Passive Funds Versus Active Funds: The Conclusive Results

Despite terrifying actively managed fund results like this,
“84% of large-cap funds generated lower returns than the S&P 500 in the latest five-year period and 82% fell shy in the past 10 years.”
actively managed funds have …

“In the short run, the market is a voting machine, but in the long run, it is a weighing machine”
Wed, 05/25/16 | 2 Comments
“In the short run, the market is a voting machine, but in the long run, it is a weighing machine”

Fresh off the second huge stock market rally from a frightening decline in the past year, I thought it would be timely to do a bit of reflecting.
For those with very short memories (or news …

Vanguard Lowers Fees (Again). Here’s why…
Wed, 05/4/16 | 10 Comments
Vanguard Lowers Fees (Again). Here’s why…

Vanguard recently announced that they over the past six months, they have reduced expense ratios for 200 fund and ETF shares amounting to aggregate savings of about $215 million.
That’s $215 million more in investors pockets …


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