Don't confuse risk and volatility. Risk refers to a permanent loss of capital. Market volatility is short-term and a common occurrence. If you have a financial plan and stay disciplined during the periods of volatility they shouldn't pose a long-term risk. … [Read more...] about VIDEO: Risk & Volatility Are NOT the Same Thing
This is the number 1 question I currently receive when people learn what I do for a living. Is the Stock Market Divorced From Reality? This guest post is written by Weston Wellington of Dimensional Fund Advisors. It does an excellent job of answering this question by giving an explanation of the … [Read more...] about Is the Stock Market Divorced From Reality?
Let’s go back to the year 2009. In January, Barack Obama was sworn as the 44th President of the United States. In April, three Somali pirates are killed freeing Captain Philips and ending a multi-day standoff between the United States Navy and the pirates. Later the event is made into a movie. In … [Read more...] about Top 10 Stocks Over the Last Decade
Successful investing usually entails discipline and self-restraint, feeling comfortable with doing nothing. Here’s Barry Ritholtz, one of the most popular investment bloggers in the United States discussing this process. … [Read more...] about Video: Investors Need to Learn to Sit on Their Hands
Financial journalist Robin Powell with Professor Russell Napier a financial historian - One standout lesson financial history teaches us is that you need to diversify and take a long-term view on your investments. … [Read more...] about Video: The Number #1 Lesson from Stock Market History
Interest rates will likely stay low for the foreseeable future. While this is beneficial to many as they borrow money for business expansion, or personally to purchase a car or home, these low rates have hurt people who are saving in banks. We encourage all of our clients to have a cash reserve … [Read more...] about Max My Interest – generating more interest from cash reserves