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Investing: What the heck is a Larry Portfolio?

Recently, I wrote a three-part series on how to start investing.

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Goodhart’s Law

Goodhart’s Law:

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Oil, Markets, Volatility

Sharply lower oil prices have occasioned a huge discussion about their impact. We see it play out daily in newspapers, on TV and radio, at websites, on blogs, and in market letters. The range of...

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Saving Through the Ages

Reputable financial advisors, websites and your mom say to save for retirement, college, a down payment for a home and emergencies.

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Is the Fed Really "Stealing from Savers"?

In a recent article on MarketWatch, Chris Martenson asserts that the Fed's low interest rate policy and quantitative easing in recent years is deliberately stealing from savers. This article has...

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6 Reasons Why You Don’t Want to Invest Like a Professional Trader

As everyone with a computer knows, the web is shoulder-deep in brokerages, services, and publications that promise to help you invest just like the pros. That’s no surprise. It’s a logical step in...

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Are My Investment Decisions Tax Efficient?

This is the eighth installment in our series on how individual investors can assess their financial health

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How Much am I Paying in Investment Expenses?

This is the seventh installment in our series on how individual investors can assess their financial health.

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Am I Effectively Diversified?

This is the sixth installment in our series on how individual investors can assess their financial health.

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Is My Portfolio at the Right Risk Level?

This is the fifth installment in our series on how individual investors can assess their financial health.

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