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A Bird's Eye View Blog

Tactical Management and How It Differs from from Active


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...

Is It Fair To Expect Growth Rates of the Past?

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

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...

Compound Interest: The Eighth Wonder of the World

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

   -Albert Einstein


What is compound interest, why is it so...

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

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...

Which Investor Are You? Tips for Savings Success

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...