Active Fund Management’s...

Mar 17, 2015 by

A post in which I once again ask the question: Why isn’t the entire actively managed fund industry openly described as a fraud, if not legally then at least ethically?

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NASDAQ 5000 Hoopla

Mar 5, 2015 by

As Wall Street prepares to celebrate the NASDAQ’s imminent recovery—after 15 years—to its all time high, the carnage of the index’s 78% crash is forgotten and ignored.

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My Current Investing Ideas

Feb 3, 2015 by

Here’s my reply to someone who recently asked for my investing ideas.

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Stocks Are Twitchy

Oct 23, 2014 by

Stock values have been gyrating madly the last little while, but we’ve made no changes to our equity investments. I share here what we own.

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Millennials: Savvy or Stupid?

Jul 31, 2014 by

Millennials: Andy Smith of The Mutual Fund Store says you’re a “wuss” if you don’t turn over your money to Wall Street. Do you find that a convincing sales pitch?

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Investor Sheep to Slaughter Ag...

Jun 5, 2014 by

For a vivid image of small investors shooting themselves in the collective foot—again—check out this simple graph.

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Motif Investing

Apr 7, 2014 by

Motif Investing is an online broker with a big twist. At Motif, you can invest “in real world ideas,” including your own.

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Frugal Rules’ John Schmo...

Oct 16, 2013 by

John Schmoll Jr, founder of the popular blog Frugal Rules, sat down with me recently to chat about his motivations, his experience in paying off $25,000 in debt, and his work in the financial services industry.

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5 Years After Lehman

Sep 19, 2013 by

At 1:45 am on September 15, 2008, Lehman Brothers filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection after 158 years in business. The filing...

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Wary of Stocks? Try Slow Money...

Jul 18, 2013 by

I do not buy the conventional wisdom that you must invest heavily in stocks to have a prayer of a secure retirement. Here’s another in my series of off-Wall Street investment alternatives.

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