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  • Investing Mistake #1: Flawed Investment Approach

    May 10, 2016

    The idea for my new book “Ditch the Guesswork: Creating Reliable ROI for Time-Starved Investors“  (available from Amazon.com) came from creating a list of the most common investing mistakes we see people make. Today’s post covers the first category of investing mistakes – a flawed investment approach. Investing success starts … Read More

  • Passive Beats Active In Yet Another Study

    April 28, 2016

    In an article published in “Financial Planning” magazine published today, passive investing — the cornerstone of asset class investing —  is shown to be superior than active investing. Again. “We took another look at the active vs. passive debate, but this time we examined the average returns for each of … Read More

  • 52 Most Common Investing Mistakes

    April 26, 2016

    In the Fall of 2015, I started to write a series of blog posts on the most common investing mistakes we see investors making before they become clients. When the list reached 52, I decided to write a book instead of doing 52 blog posts. That book is now published … Read More

  • Investing Lessons from “Field of Dreams”

    April 21, 2016

    Millions of die-hard baseball fans are celebrating the opening of baseball season this month and the 27th anniversary of the release of the iconic baseball movie “Field of Dreams.” In honor of the movie that debuted on this day in 1989, I wanted to take time out to reflect on … Read More

  • New Labor Department Rule Compromises Went Too Far

    April 12, 2016

    When the Labor Department published the new rule last week that requires advisers who give advice to retirement plan participants to be fiduciaries, it was with good intent. Unfortunately, as the saying goes “there’s many a slip twixt cup and lip.” In other words, the intent was not carried through in … Read More