Category Archives: Investing

Investing In Bonds Using A “Bond Ladder”

Does buying bonds make sense when record-low interest rates start going up? By Nick Stonnington The long-protracted wait for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates for the first time in nearly a decade is over. In December, the Fed … Continue reading

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The Impact of “Sequence of Returns”

How does the sequence of returns impact the sustainability of my retirement portfolio over time? By Nick Stonnington The entire time you work and save for your retirement, say, 30 years, there will be multiple bull markets, multiple recessions and … Continue reading

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To Time or Not to Time…The Market – That is The Question

The old saying, “Timing is everything,” certainly has applicability to market investing. For equities, “perfect timing” means going to cash right before a market downturn, holding the cash until the downturn hits bottom, then buying up all those cheap stocks … Continue reading

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Is “Buy and Hold” still an effective investment strategy?

Not to oversimplify, but today’s investors seem to break into two camps that bring to mind that age-old tale of the tortoise and the hare. “Buy and hold” is the tortoise and “active investing” is the hare. While active investing … Continue reading

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