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2021 Robo-Advisor Mash Up – Links to the Best Posts

Robo-advisors or technology assisted investing platforms are all the rage. What’s not to love-low fees, research-supported investment approaches and regular rebalancing. Not only are there stand-alone robo-advisors such as Wealthfront, Betterment, and Personal Capital but we’ve got the big brokers starting their own versions. These well known firms have joined the robo-advisory ranks; Schwab Intelligent Portfolios, Vanguard Personal Advisor Services, and more.

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How to Prepare for Inflation – 8 Actionable Tips

 How to Prepare for Inflation with Hard Assets, Inflation Stocks and Smart Inflation Hedging Strategies “Inflation is as violent as a mugger, as frightening as an armed robber and as deadly as a hit man.” Ronald Reagan According to government figures, inflation is low right now. But when you go to the supermarket, your grocery bill is trending up! What’s up with that? Find out what causes inflation to rise, how to prepare for inflation and why you must do so now.

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Target Date Funds Pros and Cons

What is a Target Date Fund? Are you interested in buying one fund which owns all the stock and bond mutual funds you need? A target date fund can be compared with a big box retailer or a shopping mall. In the shopping mall, you can buy everything you need at one site. In a target date fund, you get all of your investing needs met in one fund.

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Marketwatch Lazy Portfolios Drill Down

“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 approach? If you answered yes to any of those questions, then you must check out The Wall Street Journal, Marketwatch.com, Paul B. Farrell’s Lazy Portfolios. 5 Rules of a Laz…

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Net Present Value Advantages and Disadvantages

While teaching a Corporate Finance class for MBA students at a local university, I was asked a question that underscored importance of the net present value concept. Net present value is a method to href=”https://barbarafriedbergpersonalfinance.com/mba-class-time-value-of-money-financial-decision-making/” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>put a dollar amount on future cash payments. It’s great if you win the lottery and want to determine whether to choose the lump sum payment or …

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