Tag: Asset Allocation

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5 Step-Lazy Investors Asset Allocation Guide “Trying to consistently pick investments that are going to beat their benchmarks is like trying to win a marathon wearing muddy boots. There is a lot of drag, and your odds of winning are very low. The hi ...
Are Your Investment Returns Good or Bad? Do you know how well your investments are performing? Are you wondering if a 10% return is good or bad? Do you know the annual rate of return of your investments? What about how well your investments are perfo ...
Do a Premortem to Avoid the ‘Buy High – Sell Low’ Problem We’ve all heard the old adage: Buy low – sell high But how many investors actually follow this ‘best investing practice’? Are you guilty of this big ...
Blooom Makes Retirement Plan Investing Easy If you’re like most workers, you understand your job just fine, but your retirement account is another matter. With all the various fund choices, how to manage your retirement account seems a bit conf ...
John, a loyal reader wants to know how to choose mutual funds. How to Choose Mutual Funds “I would like your opinion and advice on how I should allocate my investments and my daughter’s investments among mutual funds. Both our accounts a ...
A reader wrote in and asked, “Why should I invest in bonds? After all, the yields are low and don’t bond values drop as interest rates rise?” I started investing in bonds in my mid 20’s and have enjoyed their dividends for years. When interes ...
The Best Lazy Portfolio The best lazy portfolio is the one that you maintain. In investing there’s no one right way to invest or manage your portfolio. In fact there are hundreds of different approaches, and probably more. Consider the active p ...
Warren Buffett’s Advice to His Heirs Here’s Warren Buffett’s advice for investing – to his heir’s. It’s great advice – just not for you. “My advice to the trustee couldn’t be more simple: Put 10% ...
Are Passive Investments for You? “What is your take on passive investing? If passive investing, what percentage of your portfolio would you allocate for “speculative investments”, like single tech stocks and such?” ~ Jake at ...
How To Figure Out the Best Asset Allocation For You Graham from Moneystepper asks; What metric (rule of thumb) would you recommend for asset allocation based on age and risk appetite? Choosing your best asset allocation is not as simple as it might ...
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