Category: Index Funds

Something to Think About… if you really can’t buy index funds – Part 3 8

Something to Think About… if you really can’t buy index funds – Part 3

Market-Beating Guru Adds Another Strategy…With Index Funds This Time Financial literature is littered with scores of material claiming to show how average investors can beat...

Something to think about… if you really can’t buy index funds – Part 2 11

Something to think about… if you really can’t buy index funds – Part 2

Plenty of people refuse to buy index funds. They feel that they can invest with individual stocks, and beat 90 percent of investment professionals—on their...

Something to think about… if you really can’t buy index funds – Part 1 2

Something to think about… if you really can’t buy index funds – Part 1

My friend, Jeff, can’t buy index funds.  It has nothing to do with their lack of accessibility; he just can’t bring himself to do it....

Singaporeans—Beware of high cost index funds! 20

Singaporeans—Beware of high cost index funds!

Two twin Singaporean brothers earn university degrees and prepare themselves for the workforce.  And their family gives them each a $20,000 gift for them to...

Sure! The Experts Recommend Index Funds… 5

Sure! The Experts Recommend Index Funds…

… but what exactly are they and how do they differ from what most investors are sold?   “The best way to own common stocks...

Can Anyone Find Index-Beating Mutual Funds?  Maybe! 2

Can Anyone Find Index-Beating Mutual Funds? Maybe!

Roughly 95% of investors are either financially uneducated, or they believe they can find needles in haystacks.  The financially uneducated ones give their money to...

Indexed Portfolio Flexes Its Muscles During the Economic Downturn 1

Indexed Portfolio Flexes Its Muscles During the Economic Downturn

Imagine walking up to your financial advisor with your newfound knowledge on the superiority of index funds over actively managed funds. In short, you want...

Investment Advisors Convince 95% of Americans to Settle for Less 7

Investment Advisors Convince 95% of Americans to Settle for Less

Mutual funds fall into two categories:  active and passive.  While most investors, sadly, fall for salesmanship. Long term, after taxes and fees, a diversified portfolio...