How Should an Investor Best Deal with Greece?

Month: June 2015

June 25, 2015  |  

How “Stocks Are Too Expensive” Can Be Good News

If you are a long-term investor and you hear someone say, “Stocks are too expensive right now” (or “too risky”), be glad. In order for you to be compensated for taking the risk of buying or owning stocks, someone on the other end of the trade has to be unwilling to take that same risk. Actually, the more “someones,” the better. That may seem counterintuitive, so please let me explain.

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June 16, 2015  |  

Asset Drawdown in Retirement: Where Do I Start?

Congratulations! You are nearing retirement and all your hard work is finally about to pay off. You’ve saved diligently throughout your career. You’ve practiced the principle of delayed gratification, and you’ve taken advantage of every retirement plan that you could get access: 401(k), traditional IRA, Roth IRA, taxable investment accounts, etc. Great job! Now, good luck figuring out the best way to use (and enjoy) all the wealth you’ve created without giving it back.

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June 5, 2015  |  

Why Stock Market Forecasting is Usually Worthless

Even after all these years, the debate over “active” versus “passive” management continues to be a hot button issue in the financial services industry. The idea of stock market forecasting (i.e. market timing) is a concept on which conventional wisdom is based. This belief also just happens to be supported by several powerful industries (Wall Street and the financial media) worth trillions of dollars.

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