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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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Predicting Stock Returns for Fun and Profit

Predicting Stock Returns for Fun and Profit

By in Economics, Guest Post, Investing, Money Management, Stocks | 9 comments

Can You Predict Future Stock Market Returns? Guest article by Rob Bennett I have been studying how to predict stock returns effectively for nine years. The purpose of this article is to put forward a brief summary of what I have learned. 1) Short-Term Predictions Never Work. I do not believe that it is possible to predict where stock returns are going to be in six...

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Savings: Easy As Pie!

By in Budget, Debt, Guest Post, Saving, Tips | 9 comments

Guest contributor, Alexandra from Real Simple Finances. There are few things I enjoy in this world more than pie. Aside from being really delicious, pie also serves as a great guideline when designing savings plans. After all, who doesn’t want a big piece of financial pie? My favorite pie is apple, whereas my husband prefers pumpkin. Just as our tastes differ, so...

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Choosing a Financial Advisor? Don’t Overlook these Factors

By in Guest Post, Money Management, Personal Finance | 5 comments

Advice from a Newbie on Choosing a Financial Advisor Guest contributor, Alexandra from Real Simple Finances When it comes to investing, I feel pretty clueless. With all the options – even within a single category like mutual funds – out there, I’m completely lost! Barbara has some excellent advice for those of you looking to invest on your own – and I would...

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Term Insurance: Not Always the Right Answer

By in Automatic Saving, Guest Post, Insurance, Investing, Reader Question | 13 comments

Your Investing Questions Answered #5 Jeff from Good Financial Cents asks, “When is whole life insurance a good investment for someone?” Response by Guest Contributor, Ben Luthi of The Wealth Gospel In the personal finance world, it is hard to find neutral ground when it comes to life insurance. On one hand, there are some heavyweights who are violently...

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