What are the hallmarks of a well-built and financially sound investment portfolio?
For some, it's simply owning the top performing stocks or mutual funds (Nasdaq:AMCPX). For others, it's owning the funds or ETFs (NYSEARCA:SCHB) with the lowest cost. And yet for many others, their definition of... Read More
On financial networks and in finance classrooms around the globe, stock market volatility is routinely mis-classified as "risk." Unfortunately, this erroneous view causes people to make investment mistakes.
Elroy Dimson, a London Business School professor once wrote, that risk “means more... Read More
What's your investment portfolio's performance? Do you know? Just 57% of U.S. adults are “financially literate,” according to a study from Standard & Poor’s titled the "2015 Global Financial Literacy Survey." Another study by a large insurance company found that people are more... Read More
The framework for an architecturally sound investment plan is to have a core portfolio built upon core asset classes. Like the foundation of a building, your portfolio's core must be built on a solid and stable footing. While there are many things within your investment plan that are optional, this... Read More
This year's presidential election has been so drenched with public bickering and controversy, it's left very little airtime for the multi-million freight train that's on course to crash everybody's party: U.S. public debt.
In July, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) reported that federal... Read More