Investing

International Diversification

Sometimes you have to see, read and/or hear something multiple times before it actually sinks in. This is one of those cases for me. I’ve written extensively about the benefits of diversification in this blog and have been a huge advocate of international diversification for myself and for my clients. I read this piece yesterday and I …

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Active versus Passive

We’ve talked a lot about active versus passive management in this blog. While passive has been winning the fund flow battle, there are still a lot of people that believe active funds are better because there’s an investment professional running them and making “professional” decisions. Here’s a link to a post by Larry Swedroe on Evidence Based …

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What’s Your Philosophy?

Having an investment philosophy isn’t something that individual investors think about much, or at least they don’t realize they think about much. An investment philosophy consists of the core principles that should govern an individual’s or organization’s investment activities. Without these principles, a strategy or portfolio will likely lack the necessary sustainability and organization to …

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