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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Learn More About Estate Planning

Written by: Vanguard Financial Advisor Services

Just as your financial plan gives you control of your investments while you’re alive, a carefully conceived estate plan allows you to decide how your assets should be handled when you pass away or become incapacitated.
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Learn More About Social Security

Written by: Vanguard Financial Advisor Services

For most people, Social Security represents a significant source of retirement income— replacing about 40% for an average worker’s income, according to the Social Security Administration.
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A Different Dimension

Written by: Beverly Goodman

Dimensional Fund Advisors eschews stock-picking completely, and yet manages to beat the market.
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Quarterly Market Review Fourth Quarter 2013

Presented by: Dowling & Yahnke

It’s that time of the year when the talking heads of television and the prognosticators of print issue their sage outlooks for the coming 12 months. While this crystal ball gazing is always entertaining, it becomes even more so a year later.
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Third Quarter 2013 Market Review

Presented by: Dowling & Yahnke

Many investors fell for emerging markets in recent years when they delivered sizeable returns. More recently, the associated risk has reasserted itself and the infatuation has faded. What's the right approach?
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Stretching Your College Dollars

Presented By: Dowling & Yahnke

Lynn O’Shaughnessy, a nationally recognized college expert, journalist, and consultant, provides insights on how to stretch your college dollars.
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Dancing on the Ceiling

Written by: Jim Parker

Investors have grown weary with the periodic debt showdowns in Washington, each one miraculously resolved at the 11th hour. Some are asking whether they should wait in a safe harbor until “certainty” returns.
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Second Quarter 2013 Market Review

Presented by: Dowling & Yahnke

In many areas of life, intense activity and constant monitoring of results represent the path to success. In investment, that approach gets turned on its head.
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The Art of Letting Go

Written by: Jim Parker

In many areas of life, intense activity and constant monitoring of results represents the path to success. In investment, that approach gets turned on its head.
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