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Advisers’ biggest mistakes: Too much delegating

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 […]

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Even After Crash, Many Seek Yield On Cash

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.

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Kiplinger Says Get Out of Commodities – I Disagree

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, […]

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