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Investment Insights for the Self-Reliant Investor

The Most Common Mistake Investors Make

Each year, the research firm DALBAR publishes their Quantitative Analysis of Investor Behavior.  Every year, the results show that individual investors are their own worst enemies.

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The Hidden Risk in Target Date Funds

Lately, Target Date Funds (TDFs) have been the subject of intense scrutiny and criticism, because investors have realized (in many cases, after the fact) that these types of funds can be very...

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Stocks and Shocks: What to Do?

How do we avoid walking into a “left hook” in the markets? That was the discussion this week during a client review.

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Why Mutual Fund Managers May Not Act in Your Best Interest

Jeremy Grantham has produced yet another truly outstanding essay in GMO’s Quarterly Letter to Investors for April 2012.  Never reluctant to take on controversy, he focuses on the ways in which...

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From the Portfolioist Book Shelf: "Risk Less and Prosper" by Zvi Bodie and Rachelle Taqqu

The recently-published book by Zvi Bodie and Rachelle Taqqu, Risk Less and Prosper: Your Guide to Safer Investing, provides a unique perspective on how to meet the challenge of long-term financial...

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