Targeting Fees in Target Date Funds The real issue is not how much you are paying, it is are you getting what you are paying for? In the case of target date funds the answer is no. The idea that you should get more conservative as you approach 65 ultimately being near or at 100% […]
Is Libya a Buying Opportunity I was quoted in the is article coming out in the Saturday WSJ.
James Glassman on Why His Book in 1999 Predicting Dow 36,000 Was Wrong The real reason is that nobody can predict the market, end of story.
Wall Street Journal Article Many people don’t realize how long their 401k would last if they retired cold turkey. The old idea of retire at 65, move to FL, play golf, and have early bird dinners worked fine when people didnt live much past 65. Now people could easily live until 100 or more, no […]
After QE2 was announced last year we saw all markets basically going up in unison. Gold, Commodities, Treasury Bonds, and stocks everywhere were all going up at the same time. We remarked at the time that something had to give, and this year it has in a big way. Below is a table of how […]
How Now, 36,000 Dow? The Ominous Undertone of Rallies Bottom line is that nobody knows what the market is going to do. Just by the law of averages somebody will predict major moves in the markets. We predicted on Fox News that the market would continue to go down in March 2008 when it looked […]
According to the Investment Company Institute money has been flowing out of municipal bond funds. Ever since Meredith Whitney came out with her call on munis there has been a lot of heated discussion about the risks. At the end of the day who knows what direction munis will go in but if you are […]