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July 28, 2021

10 stock market crashes from history, explained

Beginning with the start of the 20th century and through to the coronavirus, here are 10 stock market crashes that shook investors, economies, and sometimes the world. To better understand…

February 2, 2021

Why Wealth Inequality is a Problem for Everybody

In the US, almost 85% of the wealth is owned by just 20% of the population, and the bottom 40% own just 0.3 percent of it. In 1960, a chief…

January 22, 2021

Should you follow your gut when it comes to investing?

You’ve seen the movies and heard the anecdotes — a stock market genius goes against the status quo, despite constant skepticism and disbelief, and ends up making millions of dollars…

January 15, 2021

Does the 60/40 portfolio still work?

Traditional investing advice has been through a revolution in the last decade. A lot of deeply held beliefs that were challenged by the best — and the worst — stock…

January 12, 2021

Why stock picking is not a good investment strategy

There are two reasons why novice investors feel defeated by the stock market: They think investing is like betting or gambling, and are intimidated by the idea of just ‘picking…

December 15, 2020

Factor-based investment strategies

Factor-investing distills investment strategies down to their unique characteristics in order to target specific risk and return profiles. Investors can essentially pick and choose between specific factors in an attempt…

December 8, 2020

Manage Your Personal Cash Flow Like a Business

Businesses regularly publish important financial documents that show their financial health and success. One of these is a cash flow statement, which shows the ins and outs of actual cash…

December 1, 2020

Active versus passive investing — what’s right for you?

You might have some preconceived notions of what it means to be an active or passive investor. Visions of feverishly checking stock charts across three screens at 4 a.m. or…

November 25, 2020

The 2020 Case for Alternative Assets

Alternative assets have been around for a few years, but the current market uncertainty and stock volatility has pushed them into the spotlight. Combined with bond returns and savings accounts…

November 6, 2020

What is a donor advised fund?

It’s the beginning of the holiday season, and the urge to give back is strong. If you’re thinking about how to give money to worthy causes this season, you might…