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Eight Tips for Navigating Market Downturns

Created on Monday, 02 April 2018. Posted in Content/our blog

... globally diversified to dampen the risks involved, and sensibly executed with low-cost funds managed in an evidence-based manner. What if you've not yet made these sorts of plans or established this kind ...

Is it Time to Rebalance Your Portfolio?

Created on Thursday, 01 March 2018. Posted in Content/our blog

... market shifts mean you're now taking on higher or lower risks and expected rewards than you intended. Unless your plans have changed, your portfolio needs some attention. This is what rebalancing is for: ...

ABCs of Behavioral Biases: The Last Word

Created on Thursday, 28 December 2017. Posted in Content/our blog

... increase your exposure to unnecessary market risks. Fear Financial fear is that “Get me out, NOW” panic we feel whenever the markets turn brutal. “We'd never buy a shirt for full ...

ABCs of Behavioral Biases: H to O

Created on Tuesday, 28 November 2017. Posted in Content/our blog

... of market risks and rewards. Hindsight bias is undesirable because it means you're assessing your decisions based on the outcome, not whether the process was sound or not. If a high-risk investment happens ...

ABCs of Behavioral Biases: F to H

Created on Tuesday, 28 November 2017. Posted in Content/our blog

... for memorable risks, such as a flash crash, while ignoring subtle ones that can be just as harmful or much easier to prevent, such as inflation's erosion of your spending power over time. Framing Framing ...

ABCs of Behavioral Biases: A to F

Created on Thursday, 26 October 2017. Posted in Content/our blog

... market returns while managing the risks involved. Yet studies like this one have shown investors often instead overweight their allocations to familiar vs. foreign investments. We instinctively assume ...

The ABCs of Behavioral Biases

Created on Wednesday, 25 October 2017. Posted in Content/our blog

... risks that are expected to generate our greatest rewards. All the while, we rush into nearly every move, only to fret and regret them long after the deed is done. Why do we have behavioral biases? Most ...

Market Correction

Created on Wednesday, 20 September 2017. Posted in Content/our blog

... unpredictably and without warning)? Market Risks. Are you fortifying your exposure to market risks and expected returns with enough lower-risk holdings, so you won't fall prey to your fears the next ...

Building a Healthy Relationship with Investment Risk

Created on Tuesday, 15 August 2017. Posted in Content/our blog

... believing that you can tolerate far more of it than you actually can. As financial columnist Chuck Jaffe has observed: "[A] common mindset is 'I can accept risks; I just don't want to lose any money.'" ...

Bringing the Evidence Home

Created on Tuesday, 20 October 2015. Posted in Content/our blog

... most important allies. To begin with, spreading your assets around dampens unnecessary risks while potentially improving overall expected returns. Managing the Market's Risky Business. All risks are ...

What Drives Market Returns?

Created on Tuesday, 10 March 2015. Posted in Content/our blog

In last month's blog, "Get Along, Little Market," we discussed the benefits of diversifying your investments to minimize avoidable risks, manage those that are unavoidable when we're seeking market gains, ...

Get Along, Little Market

Created on Tuesday, 17 February 2015. Posted in Content/our blog

As we discussed in our previous blog, “Managing the Market’s Risky Business,” properly diversifying your investment portfolio helps to minimize unnecessary risks and better manage those that remain. But ...

Managing the Market’s Risky Business

Created on Friday, 09 January 2015. Posted in Content/our blog

... low-cost exposure to a variety of capital markets around the globe. Today, we'll expand on the benefits of diversification, beginning with its ability to help you better manage investment risks. Most ...

The Full-Meal Deal of Diversification

Created on Wednesday, 03 December 2014. Posted in Content/our blog

... helping you to simultaneously lower investment risks and potentially improve your returns. While they may seem almost magical, the powers of diversification have been well documented and widely explained ...

In Uncertain Markets, Beware of the Herd

Created on Tuesday, 12 August 2014. Posted in Content/our blog

... investments to participate in long-term market growth. Maintaining diversified holdings to dampen market risks. Our clients have heard this message before, but it bears repeating whenever the market ...

Separating “Flash” from Substance

Created on Tuesday, 08 April 2014. Posted in Content/our blog

... that such portfolios allow investors to maximize their rewards while minimizing a whole range of risks—which include, in our view, any risk of negative impact from high-frequency trading. It’s worth ...