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Asset Allocation

The appropriate allocation for individual investors depends upon a few key factors. The primary factor is age. If you have lots of time to ride out the ups and downs of the market, you can afford a large allocation to… Continue reading

 
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The Power Of Compounding

The secret of getting rich slowly but surely is the miracle of compound interest. Albert Einstein is said to have described compound interest as the most powerful force in the universe. The concept simply involves earning a return not only… Continue reading

 
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Diversification

Diversification is the time-honored way to reduce investment risk. Diversification is as basic to successful investing as good health is to a great life. The general idea is to include in your portfolio some asset types that provide a degree… Continue reading

 
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Foreword

In The Elements of Investing, Charley Ellis and Burt Malkiel, two of the investment world’s greatest thinkers, combine their talents to produce a remarkable guide to personal finance. Having already written two of the finest books on financial markets, Ellis’s… Continue reading

 
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Indexing

We have believed for many years that investors will be much better off bowing to the wisdom of the market and investing in low-cost, broad-based index funds, which simply buy and hold all the stocks in the market as a… Continue reading

 
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Rebalancing

We want to emphasize that the timeless lesson of rebalancing has proved its value very well – especially during the most volatile periods of the market. Rebalancing simply means that periodically, such as once a year, you look at the… Continue reading