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The Case for a Diversified Investment Allocation
Wed, 07/27/16 | 7 Comments
The Case for a Diversified Investment Allocation

Every so often someone will ask me what I would recommend they invest in. There’s a lot of ways this question is phrased, and it’s not always so direct. I.e.,
“Hey, I’d love to pick your …

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 …


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