If you asked a thousand different people about the key factors that should drive their investment choices, you're bound to get a thousand different answers.
Some, for example, might be inclined to argue that U.S. stocks (NYSEARCA:SCHB) have increased for eight consecutive years and there's no... Read More
News flash: Investors who assumed their investments in conservative bonds and bond funds (Nasdaq:LSBRX) were safe from losses are learning otherwise.
Since mid-2016, the performance for U.S. bonds (NYSEARCA:BND) with top credit grades have sunk almost 4%. For perspective, the 12-month yield... Read More
Over the past several years traditional market cap weighted indexes have been derided. Why? Because upstarts, known as "smart beta" have taken the ETF marketplace by storm and are trying to dislodge traditional indexing .
And one of the oft-repeated arguments against traditional indexing that... Read More
Funding your retirement is a big financial obligation that no one can escape. How big? While other expenses like paying for college education or a home are also large, they aren't necessarily in the same league. Why? Because buying a home or paying for a family member's education isn't something we... Read More
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