3 Crucial Lessons for Weathering the Stock Market’s Storm

Over the past century, U.S. stocks have averaged positive returns over one-year, three-year, and five-year periods following a steep decline.

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Why Long-term Investing is Crucial

 

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Fighter Planes and Surviving Bear Markets

Have you been reading the daily headlines—watching markets stall, recover, and dip once again? If so, you may be wondering whether there’s anything you can do to avoid the motion sickness. If you already have a well-structured, globally diversified portfolio...

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Singled Out: Historical Performance of Individual Stocks

Have you accumulated a concentrated position in one stock? A concentrated position increases your risk of loss. Did you know that "only about a fifth of stocks survive and outperform the market over 20-year periods?" Read on to learn...

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Market Behavior and the Weather [Video]

Even sunny climates have rainy days.

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Do Downturns Lead to Down Years?

Does the recent decline in the stock market have you concerned? If so, you may enjoy reading this article by DFA. It goes over intra-year declines vs. calendar year returns over the past 20 years.

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5 Reasons for a Passive (Buy and Hold) Investment Strategy

Studies have shown that it is highly unlikely investors will be able to exploit market inefficiencies after accounting for the expenses of the effort. If the majority of investors understood the true benefits of a buy-and-hold strategy, some of...

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3 Questions to Ask Your Prospective Financial Planner

Whether you enjoy managing your own finances or not, most of us, at some point, would benefit from hiring someone with more training and experience. But with so many prospective advisors vying for our attention, sorting through the choices...

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California Retirement Mandate 2022

California State Mandated Retirement Plans State and federal governments are shifting the responsibility of retirement saving onto business owners by requiring employers with at least five or more employees to offer retirement plans for their employees by June 30, 2022,...

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5 Tips to Start Saving Money

Are you a saver or a spender? Savers love to save and even get excited about the prospects of having money put aside. Unfortunately, many of us fall into the spender category. If saving money doesn’t come naturally to you, you...

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