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Hidden Risks in Fixed Income

At first blush, it would seem that bonds are easier investments to evaluate than stocks. After all, bonds pay a set interest rate and generally repay your original investment after a set amount of time.

Don’t Give Up on International Stocks

International stocks have been a real bummer for investors over the last decade. In fact, while the S&P 500 has delivered a 294% increase for the ten years ending 6/30/19.

Roth: Certainty in an Uncertain World

My daughter Olivia will be three years old in a few months. Currently, she’s in the dreaded, “why?” stage and it’s as every bit annoying as I thought it would be.

Sustainable Draw Rates: Part Three

In part three of the Sustainable Draw Rates Study, we examine results by historical stress testing and reach our conclusion.

What Extra Return Must an Active Manager Provide to Outperform a Lower Cost Passive Equity Solution, Net of Fees and Taxes?

It is no secret: many active equity managers have a difficult time performing better than average when measured over full market cycles

Behavioral Biases in Investing

A college professor of mine once said, “Rational consumers only exist in economics textbooks.” While I cannot remember which of my professors offered up this wisdom, the quote has stuck with me nonetheless.