Mutual Funds

20 Ways the Investing Industry is Trying to Scr*w You

20 Ways the Investing Industry is Trying to Scr*w You

By in Investing, Money Management, Mutual Funds, Personal Finance | 2 comments

Is the Investing Industry Trying to Scr*w You? Once in the dear dead days beyond recall, an out-of-town visitor was being shown the wonders of the New York financial district. When the party arrived at the Battery, one of his guides indicated some handsome ships riding at anchor. He said,“Look, those are the bankers’ and brokers’ yachts.”“Where are the customers’...

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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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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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