Category Archives: fees

Good advice and perspective

I try to share a sane perspective with my readers.  There are others out there worth listening to. Here’s one of them: Barry Ritholz in an interview with Vanguard. +++++++++++++++++++++++ From millennials to retirees, investment pro Barry Ritholtz offers deep … Continue reading

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Low-cost index investing wins again

Check out this chart from this morning’s Wall St. Journal.  It tells us the percentage of stock managers OUTPERFORMED by the S&P 500 index over the last 25 years. I keep stressing the role of low-cost, index-based investment for our … Continue reading

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What “Lost Decade”?

The financial press is full of nasty comments about a so-called “lost decade” of investing.  Judging from the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones averages, that’s true.  But it’s not true if you had followed the kind of advice I, … Continue reading

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Fees and Investing

The point of this blog is largely to help investors make better choices over long periods of time when investing for their retirement.  So, fees matter.  Matter a lot. Especially the longer you invest. My investment book hammers away at this theme.  … Continue reading

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