Category Archives: SAVING MONEY

The Long Game: A Video Essay on the Path to Success

“Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any one thing.” ― Abraham Lincoln We’ll be back next week with Part Two of our Kiplinger’s expose. This week, we want to share another resource that … Continue reading

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BOOK ANNOUNCEMENT: We’re Busting the Retirement Lies!

“Busting the Retirement Lies makes a compelling argument that we’ve been thinking about aging all wrong… and not just financially speaking.” – Nelson Nash, best-selling author of Becoming Your Own Banker It’s Time to Re-Think Retirement! Is this idea of … Continue reading

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Make a Million-Dollar Resolution (part 2)

“The new year stands before us, like a chapter in a book, waiting to be written. We can help write that story by setting goals.” ― Melody Beattie, The Language of Letting Go As we started exploring in our Make a Million … Continue reading

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Make a Million-Dollar Resolution (part 1)

 “Good resolutions are like babies crying in church. They should be carried out immediately.” ―Charles M. Sheldon Can a New Year’s Resolution make a Million-Dollar Difference? Absolutely! Decisions you make today can make a tremendous difference to your long-term financial … Continue reading

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The Truth About “Diversification” and “Longevity Risk” with Target-Date Funds

PART 4 of our “Target-Date Investing: Ten Investment Mistakes Wall Street Hopes you Make” series. “In my opinion, they (target-date funds) should come with a label that says, ‘Warning: This target-date fund is loaded with equities that may be hazardous … Continue reading

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Target-Date Funds: Wall Street’s Betrayal of Main Street Investors

“Target-date mutual funds are another Wall Street crime with the Department of Labor driving the getaway car.” -Barry James Dyke, best-selling author and financial consultant. Target-date funds sound like a good idea, at least on the surface. Everyone knows that … Continue reading

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Target Date Funds: Why Have Investors Gone Wild for Auto-Pilot Mutual Funds?

“No other fund of any flavor has attracted so much criticism, and no other type of equity mutual fund has sold so well in recent years.” -Morningstar Target-Date Series Research Paper, 2010 Industry Survey Target-date funds have exploded onto the … Continue reading

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