Monthly Archives: September 2011

Will 30-year Rates Hit 3.5%?

There’s been a lot of talk about rates coming down even further. Ben Bernanke is going to be trading our short-term holdings in debt instruments for riskier long-term holdings. An article headline in The New York Times last week actually put it this way: “Fed Will … Continue reading

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Don’t Just Do Something…Stand There!

Most of us feel better when we’re doing something. This is an unfortunate reality for investors, and it’s why most investors will achieve results far below the market rates of return. Yet again, according to DALBAR the average investor far … Continue reading

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Spend a day ON your business by getting OUT

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Bring on the Double Dip!

If you were unsure about whether financial planning was broken, let this recent headline assure you that, indeed, it is. Most Advisors Call Double-Dip Recession Unlikely But Clients Still Cautious While 52% of registered investment advisors say a double-dip recession … Continue reading

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Friday Fun

“Courage is being scared to death but saddling up anyway.” “Tomorrow is the most important thing in life. Comes to us at midnight very clean. It’s perfect when it arrives and it puts itself in our hands. It hopes we’ve … Continue reading

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