Retirement Investing Archive

Rebalance Tops $1 Billion

$1 Billion Dollars Is Just the Starting Point


My firm, Rebalance, recently celebrated a milestone — $1 billion in assets under management. It is an easy figure to misunderstand. The firm is not “bigger” or “more important” than a few years ago. What has changed is that an… Continue reading

fantasy football is not an investment strategy

An NFL Fantasy Football Draft Strategy Is Not An Investment Strategy


As summer winds down many of us are heartened by the promise of crisp autumn air, pumpkin spice coffee drinks, and the weekly showdowns of NFL football giants. Amazingly, alongside the absolutely enormous revenue machine that is pro football, a… Continue reading


An Appreciation of Yale’s Star Investment Chief, David Swensen


The lives of financial titans can seem otherworldly, replete with the trinkets of absurd wealth that come from commanding personal billions. Then there’s David Swensen, the one-time Wall Streeter who passed up all that and instead focused on something larger… Continue reading


The Best Father’s Day Gift Ever


Not long ago, I received an unexpected early Father’s Day gift from my older daughter when she returned home for a long weekend visit with mom and dad. Since graduating from college Alyssa had been living in the Chicago area,… Continue reading


Inflationary Trends: Should We Be Afraid?


Will inflation be a real problem in the coming years, or a short-term blip that settles down quickly into steady economic growth? That is the debate among economists and policymakers of all stripes, as recounted by Neil Irwin in this… Continue reading


Reflation Risk (And Why Goldman Sachs Says We Will Be Ok)


Reflation Risk According to Goldman Sachs With fiscal stimulus and accommodative monetary policy buoying the U.S. economic recovery, prominent economists from former Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers to former IMF Chief Economist Olivier Blanchard have raised concerns that the U.S. economy… Continue reading


The Madness of Stock Picking


Honestly, how many of you had Baylor University taking the NCAA Men’s basketball tournament, a.k.a March Madness?  Maybe some of you, maybe even a lot. Unless you’re fibbing. But how many of you got every single team right in your… Continue reading


Four Decades After “9-to-5,” Women Deserve Retirement Security


Like many of you, I am relieved and thrilled to see vaccines against Covid-19 rolling out across the country. It will take a few more months, but every day is a step closer to normal life for millions. It will… Continue reading


Clueless About 2020, Wall Street Forecasters Are at It Again for 2021


If 2020 taught us anything, it’s that the unpredictable can (and will) happen. It may be a new year, but Rebalance’s advice stays true- you can not predict the stock market (no matter the year). In his recent column for… Continue reading

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