The past few months I’ve pondered the effect of the most recent financial and political events and how they will impact a person’s portfolio for the next decade. The question I’ve attempted to answer in light of the soaring sovereign debt and global instability is, “What does a portfolio need to look like going forward to produce sufficient […]
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My warts are showing. I recently did an interview with Lisa Shidler, InvestmentNews, about my biggest professional mistake. I hesitated before I did the interview wondering, “Do I really want to share my shortcomings with the whole world?” I then remember I had already shared many more of my financial shortcomings in Conscious Finance, so […]
An article today by Financial Advisor News features areas that investors are turning to obtain higher yields than the .1% paid by most money market funds. The article explores the pros and cons of ultra-short term bond funds and can be read by clicking here.
Kathy Kristoff’s column today on MoneyWatch.com is one of the more comprehensive treatments of an otherwise ubiquitous topic. It’s certainly worth reading, click here.
Steven Goldberg posted an interesting article today on why investors should dump commodity funds. Basically, he says they’ve become too correlated to equity funds and have lost their punch. What does he suggest you add to a portfolio instead of commodities? More equity funds (natural resource and international) and an international bond fund. To me, […]