The Curve Ball

Written by: Jim Parker

There’s a school of thought that says the best way to manage a fixed income portfolio is to base your investment decisions on where you think interest rates are headed. But what if expectations are changing all the time?
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Over the Hedge

Written by: Jim Parker

A recent press article said that with major risk assets looking “fully valued,” it was time to seek out alternative investments such as hedge funds. But those thinking of making that shift might want to look before they leap.
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Quarterly Market Review Second Quarter 2014

Presented by: Dowling & Yahnke

Human beings love stories. But this innate tendency can lead us to imagine connections between events where none really exist. For financial journalists, this is a virtual job requirement. For investors, it can be a disaster.
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The Certainty Principle

Written by: Jim Parker

A frequent complaint from would-be investors is that “uncertainty” is what keeps them out of the financial markets.
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Debunking Some Myths and Misconceptions About Indexing

Written by: Vanguard

Despite the theory and publicized long-term success of indexed investment strategies, criticisms and misconceptions remain. This overview includes the misconceptions about indexing.
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Quarterly Market Review First Quarter 2014

Presented by: Dowling & Yahnke

When the media raises the subject of beating the market through astute stock picking, the name Warren Buffett is usually cited. But what does this legendary investor actually say about the smart way to invest?
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Learn About Identity Theft

Written by: Vanguard Financial Advisor Services

Identity theft happens frequently and takes many different forms. This brief guide is designed to help you understand how identity theft occurs, how to avoid it, and what to do if you become a victim.
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Caring for an Elderly Parent

Written by: Vanguard Financial Advisor Services

At some point in life, nearly everyone will require at least some help with the challenges of daily living.

 
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Learn About Saving For College

Written by: Vanguard Financial Advisor Services

A child’s college education can be one of the most important investments you’ll ever make. With education costs rising faster than inflation, the financial burden can be significant, especially if you have more than one child.
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How Fees and Expenses Affect Your Investment Portfolio

Written by: SEC’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy

As with anything you buy, there are fees and costs associated with investment products and services.
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