Asset Allocation

Risk Less and Prosper-Is Conventional Investing Wisdom Wrong?

By in Advanced Investing, Asset Allocation, Bond, Economics, Investing, Money Management, Retirement, Saving | 13 comments

Investing Strategy for Inflation and Asset Protection “Inflation is when you pay fifteen dollars for the ten-dollar haircut you used to get for five dollars when you had hair.” Sam Ewing (Brainyquote.com) Zvi Bodie and Rachelle Taqqu authored the revolutionary Risk Less and Prosper book about life cycle investing. This book flips conventional investing...

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What To Do With Your Investments Right Now

What To Do With Your Investments Right Now

By in Advanced Investing, Asset Allocation, Guest Post, Investing | 2 comments

Ten Tactical Asset Allocation Considerations Guest post, Rob Bennett I advocate the Valuation-Informed Indexing Model for understanding how stock investing works. This is the model rooted in the research of Yale Economics Professor Robert Shiller. It is similar to the far more popular Buy-and-Hold Model in all respects but one — Valuation-Informed Indexers believe...

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Investing Lazy Portfolios Drill Down

Investing Lazy Portfolios Drill Down

By in Asset Allocation, Bond, Money Management, Mutual Funds, Stocks | 4 comments

“Investing should be dull,” according to Nobel Prize winning economist Paul Samuelson.  “Investing should be more like watching paint dry or grass grow. If you want excitement, take $800 and go to Las Vegas” Are you interested in a market beating approach with less volatility?  Do you want a set it and forget it investment plan?  Are you curious about a...

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3 Investing Questions & Answers

3 Investing Questions & Answers

By in Asset Allocation, Automatic Saving, Investing, Reader Question, Tips | 9 comments

Welcome to another reader question(s) article. If you missed any of the prior Q & A, you can access all investing reader questions here. Following are investing questions from three 20 something’s who are wondering about the how and where of investing.  1st Investing Question Tyler of Poor Student asks, “What is the best investment for a student (besides the...

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International Stock Investing Guidelines-Part 2

International Stock Investing Guidelines-Part 2

By in Asset Allocation, Investing, Mutual Funds, Reader Question, Stocks | 2 comments

How Much of My Portfolio Should I Invest Internationally?-Part 2 Please check out: International Stock Investing Guidelines-Part 1 In responding to Brian of Luke 1428 Website’s question yesterday, “What percentage of my stock investments, if any, should I allocate towards international stocks and emerging markets (the latter of which seems to have more...

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