On Fathers’ Day

Posted by on Jun 18, 2017 in Articles & Advice, Blog, Featured, Posts | Comments Off on On Fathers’ Day

In memory of my father.

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Mutual Fund Tax Bombs

Posted by on Jun 14, 2017 in Articles & Advice, Blog, Books, Featured, Posts | Comments Off on Mutual Fund Tax Bombs

How an investor could end up with a $10,000 tax bill on a $50,000 fund investment that didn’t even make any money.

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New Cause for Caution on Stocks

Posted by on Jun 13, 2017 in Articles & Advice, Blog, Books, Featured, Posts | Comments Off on New Cause for Caution on Stocks

Past stock-market returns aren’t predictive of anything.

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Get Rich Slowly

Posted by on Jun 12, 2017 in Articles & Advice, Blog, Featured, Posts | Comments Off on Get Rich Slowly

Ideas from, and commentary on, Benjamin Graham and his great book “The Intelligent Investor.”

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Sometimes the ‘Smart Money’ Is Dumb Too

Posted by on Jun 12, 2017 in Articles & Advice, Blog, Featured, Posts | Comments Off on Sometimes the ‘Smart Money’ Is Dumb Too

Brokers should stop citing absurdly exaggerated claims of how much they improve investors’ returns.

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Don’t Touch My Money, Just Hold My Hand

Posted by on Jun 12, 2017 in Articles & Advice, Blog, Columns, Featured | Comments Off on Don’t Touch My Money, Just Hold My Hand

Not all financial advisers chase performance, but all too many still do.

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How Funds Can Do Better

Posted by on Jun 11, 2017 in Articles & Advice, Blog, Featured, Posts | Comments Off on How Funds Can Do Better

Professionals should always be asking themselves: Which of my most cherished beliefs deserves to die? What should I keep and what must I change?

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How to Invest in the U.S. Without Even Trying

Posted by on Jun 5, 2017 in Articles & Advice, Blog, Columns, Featured | Comments Off on How to Invest in the U.S. Without Even Trying

Overseas stocks can have plenty of exposure to the U.S. too.

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A Matter of Expectations

Posted by on May 30, 2017 in Articles & Advice, Blog, Featured, Posts | Comments Off on A Matter of Expectations

Why do investors habitually expect higher returns than the markets are likely to produce?

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Night of the Living Fees

Posted by on May 30, 2017 in Articles & Advice, Blog, Featured, Posts | Comments Off on Night of the Living Fees

A look back at a bizarre, even morbid, aspect of mutual-fund fees.

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