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Why Market Timing Doesn’t Work: A Case Study
Mon, 12/7/15 | 6 Comments
Why Market Timing Doesn’t Work: A Case Study

This year has been a roller coaster for investors. As a result, it provides a great case study on market timing (more specifically, why timing the market doesn’t work and should be avoided).
I realize we …

REIT Investing 101
Mon, 09/19/11 | 4 Comments
REIT Investing 101

A REIT (Real Estate Investment Trust) is a popular investment vehicle for those who want to invest in the real estate market without actually owning property. Recently, many of them have been providing very high …

How to Use Passive Index Investing to Beat the Pros
Tue, 04/26/11 | 20 Comments
How to Use Passive Index Investing to Beat the Pros

This is the fourth of a multi-part series on how to invest outside of a 401K.
The whole idea for this series started when I was asking a group of about 30 co-workers if they invested …

How to Get Over the Fear of Investing
Tue, 04/19/11 | 9 Comments
How to Get Over the Fear of Investing

This is the third of a multi-part series on how to invest outside of a 401K. The whole idea for this series started when I was asking a group of about 30 co-workers if they …

What are Closed End Funds?
Wed, 09/1/10 | One Comment
What are Closed End Funds?

Closed End Funds: what the Heck are they?
Closed end funds are not the easiest concept to pick up by amateur investors. They are a little bit like stocks and a little bit like open-ended mutual …

How to Use a Trailing Stop-Loss Order to Preserve your Market Gains
Sun, 03/21/10 | 7 Comments
How to Use a Trailing Stop-Loss Order to Preserve your Market Gains

What is a Trailing Stop Loss Order?
A trailing stop-loss order sounds like complex investing strategies, however, it is fairly simple to understand when you take a minute to learn what each part of it means. …


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