Everything in life that surrounds you requires maintenance. This includes your home, your automobile, the software application on your mobile device, and even your health.
Unfortunately, your job for maintaining stuff doesn't stop there. Why? Because your investments - whether they are held in... Read More
With 2016 now officially history, a new year is upon us. And the great part about each new year is the opportunity for a fresh start.
But before completely ignoring or forgetting what happened in 2016, the beginnings of a brand new year offer more than just a clean slate, but an opportunity for... Read More
If you asked a thousand different people about the key factors that should drive their investment choices, you're bound to get a thousand different answers.
Some, for example, might be inclined to argue that U.S. stocks (NYSEARCA:SCHB) have increased for eight consecutive years and there's no... Read More
News flash: Investors who assumed their investments in conservative bonds and bond funds (Nasdaq:LSBRX) were safe from losses are learning otherwise.
Since mid-2016, the performance for U.S. bonds (NYSEARCA:BND) with top credit grades have sunk almost 4%. For perspective, the 12-month yield... Read More
Over the past several years traditional market cap weighted indexes have been derided. Why? Because upstarts, known as "smart beta" have taken the ETF marketplace by storm and are trying to dislodge traditional indexing .
And one of the oft-repeated arguments against traditional indexing that... Read More