In any given year, it’s nearly impossible to predict what the market will do (case in point: 2020). Furthermore, it’s incredibly difficult for an individual to put together a portfolio that generates market-beating returns for a given year, much less consistently over time. According to new data from S&P Dow Jones Indices, 60.3% of large-cap equity fund…

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Food for thought. Make sure that your savings goals are framed in a positive way, not negative. “I will save to buy a home” is positive “I will not spend money” is negative Focusing on the positive takes pain away from spending less money. In this case, you set your sights on the joys of…

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The year 2020 proved to be one of the most tumultuous in modern history, marked by a number of developments that were historically unprecedented. But the year also demonstrated the resilience of people, institutions, and financial markets. For investors, the year was characterized by sharp swings for stocks. March saw the S&P 500 decline 33.79%…

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A couple of weeks ago, the cryptocurrency market tanked to about $900 billion from a high of $1.1 trillion after a more than 100% surge over the past month. This is just the most recent example highlighting its volatile nature. Remember, it wasn’t that long ago when it crashed 80% by the end of 2018.…

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Iceland Switzerland Norway Ireland New Zealand Sweden Denmark Canada Australia Luxembourg The US came in at no. 18 out of 44 countries for health, happiness, and financial security, according to the global retirement index from Natixis Investment Managers. While the list is fluid year over year, it’s fun to see a few of the top…

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