Monthly Archives: September 2011

Variable Annuity? Think Again.

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We Love Volatility!

Just not the down kind. This is an important message to investors and work-plan administrators about expected returns. Let me start by giving some perspective… What do you expect from your checking account? You expect that only the money you … Continue reading

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What is Back Testing?

Back testing is a common tactic used in the investing world. It’s almost always used by sales people to show prospective clients the benefits of signing up for a certain kind of investment or a certain kind of market timing. … Continue reading

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Friday Fun

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GOLD? There’s Something Better Right Under Your Nose

I’ve been asked more about gold these past few weeks than any other single investment. To call it an investment is even a stretch, but let’s not split hairs over that. Instead, I’d like to give three reasons why buying … Continue reading

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