Years ago, financial columnist Jason Zweig proposed what he called the Benjamin Graham Financial Network (BGFN). The network would be a counterpoint to the seething red graphics used on TV, the relentless focus on weekly fluctuations and the howling commentary so typical of financial television. It … [Read more...] about “News You Could Use”
I have been getting this type of question lately.... It feels like everything is down this year! What's going on and what do I do? It’s rare to see a quarter where both stocks and bonds are down at the same time. From March 1979 - March 2022 only 8% of quarters have experienced negative returns … [Read more...] about It feels like everything is down this year! What’s going on and what do I do?
By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail. Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) American statesman, scientist and philosopher. What is the benefit for taking the time to envision and plan for the future you desire? That is what each prospect consciously or subconsciously thinks about before they … [Read more...] about Securing Your Dignity in Retirement
The impact of missing just a few of the market’s best days can be profound, as shown by this animated look at a hypothetical investment in the stocks that make up the S&P 500 Index. The short one-minute Dimensional video below is based on the total return of the S&P 500 Index from January … [Read more...] about The Cost of Trying to Time the Market
This guest post is written for us by David Booth Executive Chairman and Founder of Dimensional. We are living in a time of extreme uncertainty and the anxiety that comes along with it. Against the backdrop of war, humanitarian crisis, and economic hardship, it’s natural to wonder what effect … [Read more...] about Worried About Stocks? Why Long-Term Investing Is Crucial
Charcuterie and creating charcuterie boards has gained a lot of attention and fans over the past few years. Just google “charcuterie boards” and you will have an endless number of sites to visit. However, the term charcuterie is not a new one. It originated in France in the mid-1800’s and the actual … [Read more...] about Charcuterie Boards