The Deal Hidden in Your 401(k)

Posted by on Jun 8, 2019 in Articles & Advice, Blog, Columns, Featured | Comments Off on The Deal Hidden in Your 401(k)

For many investors, the Roth 401(k) offers some distinct advantages. But your plan administrator may not be steering you the right way.

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A New Rule Won’t Make Your Broker an Angel

Posted by on Jun 1, 2019 in Articles & Advice, Blog, Columns, Featured | Comments Off on A New Rule Won’t Make Your Broker an Angel

All brokers and financial advisers have conflicts of interest. New regulations, no matter how well intended, can’t change that.

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Think Before You Fish for Bargains in Chinese Stocks

Posted by on May 27, 2019 in Articles & Advice, Blog, Columns, Featured | Comments Off on Think Before You Fish for Bargains in Chinese Stocks

Crazy but true: Countries with faster-growing economies often produce lower—not higher—stock-market returns.

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Mr. Market Just Got Inside Your Head. Don’t Let Him Mess With You.

Posted by on May 19, 2019 in Articles & Advice, Blog, Columns, Featured | Comments Off on Mr. Market Just Got Inside Your Head. Don’t Let Him Mess With You.

Investors should get used to big stock-price moves, like Monday’s 600-point drop in the Dow, because they’re here to stay.

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What Warren Buffett’s Teacher Would Make of Today’s Market

Posted by on May 11, 2019 in Articles & Advice, Blog, Columns, Featured | Comments Off on What Warren Buffett’s Teacher Would Make of Today’s Market

Value stocks haven’t performed well for a long time. But Ben Graham’s lessons still matter.

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Dinner With Charlie: The World According to Mr. Munger

Posted by on May 5, 2019 in Articles & Advice, Blog, Columns, Featured | Comments Off on Dinner With Charlie: The World According to Mr. Munger

Warren Buffett’s long-time business partner says one key to his success is that he’s ‘good at destroying my own best-loved ideas.’

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You, Dear Investor, Are Patient, Prudent and Calm

Posted by on Apr 20, 2019 in Articles & Advice, Blog, Columns, Featured | Comments Off on You, Dear Investor, Are Patient, Prudent and Calm

Wall Street often mocks Main Street for its lack of investing prowess. But the evidence is mounting that individual investors aren’t so dumb after all.

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Fidelity’s Index-Fund Bashing Misses the Mark

Posted by on Apr 14, 2019 in Articles & Advice, Blog, Columns, Featured | Comments Off on Fidelity’s Index-Fund Bashing Misses the Mark

A recent study from Fidelity Investments purports to show that active funds outperform passive. But there’s a catch.

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You Pay for Netflix and Spotify Monthly. What About Financial Planning?

Posted by on Apr 6, 2019 in Articles & Advice, Blog, Columns, Featured | Comments Off on You Pay for Netflix and Spotify Monthly. What About Financial Planning?

Charles Schwab just launched a service that could send a shock wave through the financial-planning world.

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The Dilemma Facing a $358 Billion Investing Giant

Posted by on Mar 22, 2019 in Articles & Advice, Blog, Columns, Featured | Comments Off on The Dilemma Facing a $358 Billion Investing Giant

With everyone diving in to private equity, future returns may not be as attractive as in the past. Yet Calpers believes it has a competitive advantage.

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