This Presidential Election Proves You Can’t Rely on Wall Street for Predictions

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Our firm often emphasizes that there is no ‘genie in a bottle’ when it comes to success in the stock market. That is why Rebalance’s approach is to employ time-tested broad diversification, sophisticated asset allocation, and low-cost index funds to… Continue reading

 

Worried About the Election’s Effects on Your Investments? Don’t Be.

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This presidential election year is especially contentious, rife with stress-inducing headlines and made even worse by an ongoing pandemic. Many people may be tense going into this election cycle, but Jeff Sommer recently wrote an apt column to dispel the… Continue reading

 

How the Fiduciary Rule Has Helped Investors (Even Though it Wasn’t Fully Implemented)

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When I testified in front of the U.S. Senate on behalf of the fiduciary rule in 2015 my goal was always to help consumers have safer investment options. Even though the fiduciary rule was never fully put into effect, retirement… Continue reading

 

Warren Buffett and the $300,000 Haircut

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Find out how a $12 hair cut taught Warren Buffett his key lesson about the power of compounding. The Oracle of Omaha probably got over his regret about that visit to the barber in his 20’s. Probably. by Jason Zweig… Continue reading

 

“Best Interest” vs. Fiduciary Obligation – Know the Difference

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Despite the passing of a “best interest rule,” the finance industry’s regulatory structure is still very much anti-consumer. As a fiduciary, Rebalance is legally obligated to do what is best for our clients. While many advisors will claim to have… Continue reading

 

Money Fund Yields Are Nearing Zero

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The Fed’s interest rate cuts are costing investors in money markets over $60 billion per year in lost income! One solution to this problem is to find a more appropriate investment portfolio for your short-term investing needs. For instance, you… Continue reading

 

How to Deal with a Scary Stock Market

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Best known for his napkin sketches baring sound financial advice, Carl Richards is a master of boiling a complex financial topic down to its simplest concept. This especially rings true for his take on the COVID-19 stock market via his… Continue reading

 

What Would Benjamin Graham Do? (Hint: Not Panic)

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What would Benjamin Graham do? That is likely a question Warren Buffett has echoed to himself throughout his vast career in investing. After all, it was Graham who acted as Buffett’s mentor and essentially provided the blueprint for his investment… Continue reading

 

Stock Market Jitters? Breathe Calmly and Do This.

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Recent stock market turbulence is creating understandable turmoil and anxiety for investors. Famed New York Times columnist Ron Lieber imparts timely and sage advice by reminding investors to stay calm, ignore predictions and seek perspective. Freaked Out by the Stock Market?… Continue reading

 
    
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