investing secret weapon

Your Investing Secret Weapon Is Time

It seems like 99% of the financial pages on the Internet are devoted to a single idea — that you can beat the market just by owning the right stocks at the … Read more

Posted on January 27, 2015 by
hedge fund

Hedge Fund Chief: ‘Sorry’ For Losing It All

It’s one of those rare moments of humility on Wall Street, a placed where “indicted but never convicted” is a badge of honor. A hedge fund chief who lost all … Read more

Posted on January 22, 2015 by
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Beating The Market? Why That’s Bad News

The billionaire investor Warren Buffett is a highly quotable figure, but perhaps the most revealing of his many statements on money management is also his funniest: “You only find out … Read more

Posted on January 16, 2015 by
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Beat The Market? The Odds Are Shrinking Fast

Few things are more entertaining than when a presumptive sports superstar gets promoted to the big leagues and then unceremoniously handed his hat. You know this guy, the great college … Read more

Posted on January 9, 2015 by
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2014: A Case For ETF Portfolio Investing

Now that the year is behind us and we have some nice round numbers, it’s a good time to look back and understand how building an ETF portfolio really works. … Read more

Posted on January 1, 2015 by
money makes money

Retirement: 5 Ways Money Makes Money

Saving for retirement is hard work, especially starting out. It’s no picnic to sock money away you might spend instead. But you have to do it, and the earlier the … Read more

Posted on December 22, 2014 by
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Stocks: Did You Match The Market This Year?

The end of 2014 is closing in rapidly and it’s beginning to look like another double-digit year for the broad index of stocks known as the S&P 500. At this writing, the … Read more

Posted on December 18, 2014 by
financial savvy

Take This Quick Financial Savvy Quiz

Retiring on time is no accident. It’s the work of long-term thinking and careful planning, whether you go about it on your own or hire an advisor to help out. … Read more

Posted on December 10, 2014 by
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Retirement: Second Place Wins The Race

Can you beat the market these days? Should you even try? Increasingly, the resounding answer for retirement investors is “no” and “save your money.” Wall Street blows a lot of … Read more

Posted on December 3, 2014 by
markets

October Slump: When Markets Drive Themselves

Investors love the idea of being able to predict the future. People who wouldn’t be caught dead engaging a roadside psychic or fooling around with tarot cards nevertheless are convinced … Read more

Posted on November 26, 2014 by