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Lessons for Long-Term Investors - Tale of Two Decades

Lessons for Long-Term Investors – Tale of Two Decades

The first two decades of the 21st century have reinforced important lessons for long-term investors. Holding a broadly diversified portfolio can help smooth out the swings. Having a sound strategy built

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What is the Purpose of Indexes and Index Funds? (Part IV)

What is the Purpose of Indexes and Index Funds? (Part IV)

Compared to actively managed funds that seek to “beat” the market by engaging in now-outdated speculative strategies, a more solid solution for sensibly capturing available market returns is offered

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Financial Planning for Women: The Best Tips for Success

Financial Planning for Women: The Best Tips for Success

You might be suprised to learn that when it comes to the big earners — those earning more than $1 million a year — women now take the cake over men. Also, the millionaire club is getting a

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Market Index Mechanics – Interesting Idiosyncrasies (Part III)

Market indexes and market index mechanics, you read about them all the time. In Part III of this series, we take a closer look at market index mechanics to gain a better understanding of why they do,

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Index Points and What they Mean (Part II)

Index Points and What they Mean (Part II)

Checking an index point at any given time is like dipping your toe in the water to see how the ocean is doing. You may have good reasons to do that toe-check, but as with any approximation, be careful

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A Financial Index Overview:  Part I - Indexes Defined

A Financial Index Overview: Part I – Indexes Defined

When a popular financial index like the Dow is on a tear, up or down, what does it really mean to you and your investments?

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A simple equation that effects your investments.

A simple equation that effects your investments.

When fundamental facts grow harder to discern, investments grow more volatile, and that’s what’s been happening lately, especially with the widespread misperception of the yield curve inversion.

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How to React to Recent Market Volatility

How to React to Recent Market Volatility

Market volatility can be nerve-racking for investors. Reacting emotionally and changing long-term investment strategies in response to short-term declines could prove more harmful than helpful.

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Market Strategists Prognosticate the Markets Direction

Market Strategists Prognosticate the Markets Direction

Wall Street strategists and the media are complicit in fueling the myth that the financial markets are predictable – despite overwhelming evidence to the contrary.

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Your Financial Well-Being and the Federal Reserve

Your Financial Well-Being and the Federal Reserve

What might be the impact of rate changes on you and your financial well-being? Is there anything you should “do” to your investment portfolio in response when the Federal Reserve changes rates?

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