Do Investors Get Their Money’s Worth from Hedge Funds?

Month: August 2014

August 26, 2014  |  

Do Investors Get Their Money’s Worth from Hedge Funds?

Don’t forget to factor in costs when evaluating your investments, especially hedge funds. Key Takeaways A recent study indicates that the average hedge fund return was less than the return of the unmanaged S&P 500 index over a 15-year period. The median fees structure is a 1.5 percent management fee PLUS 20 percent of returns the fund achieves above a certain benchmark. More often than not, any outsize return created by the hedge fund manager’s […]

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August 19, 2014  |  

It’s All In The Wiring

Humans just aren’t programmed to be disciplined about their money. But there are five key steps you can take to become a more successful and consistent investor. Key Takeaways Too frequently we invest emotionally rather than rationally and reacting to our emotions can hurt our results. Focus on what you can control—not on what you can’t. The good news is that you don’t have to be clairvoyant to be a successful investor. Our five key […]