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Tactical Management and How It Differs from from Active

April 27, 2017

 

Active vs. Passive Management

Active management can be thought of as any strategy that uses human discretion to decide what the portfolio should own. The manager(s) generally employs some combination of fundamental, ...

Lease vs. Buying: What Every Car Dealer Doesn't Want You to Know

April 20, 2017

Let’s face it, buying a car is usually one of the most strenuous and, dare I say it, unpleasant experiences. When you are approached by the salesperson the conversation is typically steered towards the "buy or lease" question.

Compound Interest: The Eighth Wonder of the World

April 13, 2017

 "Compound interest is the eighth wonder of the world. He who understands it, earns it ... he who doesn't ... pays it."            

   -Albert ...

Part 4: Back to the Future: Fed Normalization and What it Means for You

April 11, 2017

On March 17th, we wrote about the size and makeup of the Fed’s balance sheet and our concern if it were to unwind. Little did we know the latest Federal Reserve meeting minutes would disclose the new desire by the Fed governors to shrink their balance sheet.

Which Investor Are You? Tips for Savings Success

April 6, 2017

Assuming contribution dollars and frequency are the same, which investor will have more at retirement given no market exposure? Investor A who starts contributing at age 22 but stops contributing at age 32? Or Investor B who waits until age 32 to begin contributing each year, and does not stop contributing until they retire at age 65? Review our second post during Financial Literacy month that discusses the best tips for ...