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Investment Insights for the Self-Reliant Investor

Geoff Considine

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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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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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Am I Better Off Investing or Paying Down Debt?

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

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Am I Saving Enough in an Emergency Fund?

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

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Am I Saving Enough to Reach My Goals?

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

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How Am I Doing? An 8-Point Financial Checklist

A question that nags at many people is whether they are on track financially.  Even an average financial life can seem remarkably complex.  How does anyone know whether he or she is doing the...

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The Future of Retail Banking

USA Today ran a story in March on the changing nature of retail banking in America.  This sounds kind of boring, perhaps, but it has broad implications both for bank clients and, potentially, for...

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