Posts By: fleecingcentral

3 Feb 2015 No Comments

4Q2014 IWM Market Analysis

The IWM Market Analysis gives you a look back at the 4th quarter 2014 and how the overall economic picture was trending throughout the quarter. It also touches on the economic […]

30 Jan 2015 No Comments

New Financial Adviser? Check Out Fees and Conflicts

Informative article written by Peter Finch of The Wall Street Journal. Short excerpt: The financial adviser’s pitch, delivered over lunch, included a discussion of asset allocation and “lots of different […]

26 Jan 2015 No Comments

The Intelligent Investor: How Dumb Are Fund Investors?

Wall Street Journal online article written by Jason Zweig regarding and is a follow-up article that takes issue to our previous post The Average Investor vs. Asset Classes chart. Please […]

21 Jan 2015 No Comments

Chart of the Day – Average Investor vs. Asset Classes

                        Chart is from “The Big Picture Blog”: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2015/01/asset-class-returns-vs-the-average-investor/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+TheBigPicture+%28The+Big+Picture%29  

21 Jan 2015 No Comments

How to Tell if Your Retirement Nest Egg Is Big Enough

Here we go again. During past bull markets, many Americans nearing retirement fleetingly acquired a nest egg adequate for later life. Then, as quickly as that nest egg came, it […]

15 Dec 2014 No Comments

The IRA Advantage of a Low Tax Bracket

What’s worse than paying taxes? Not paying any taxes at all and wasting a great opportunity. Suppose 2014 is a year when you’ll have little or no taxable income. Perhaps […]

15 Dec 2014 No Comments

Shockingly boring millionaire investing secrets

If you want to invest like a millionaire, be boring. Don’t chase exotic stocks. Don’t try to hit home runs in market. Read Full Article Here… Written By: Eric Rosenbaum […]

5 Dec 2014 No Comments

16 Rules for Investors to Live By

A great list of fundamental and often overlooked truths. Steve Fisher, CFP and partner at Independent Wealth Management says number 6 is one of his favorites. 6. Things change quickly and […]

26 Nov 2014 No Comments

A Smart Way to Include International Stocks in Your Portfolio

Last week, Jason Zweig made a persuasive case for going global. Valuations are indeed attractive, but there is yet another argument to be made in favor of including international stocks […]

21 Nov 2014 No Comments

Michael Hasenstab Bets Big in Controversial Places

Franklin Templeton mutual-fund manager Michael Hasenstab is a workhorse at finding the best bond returns in controversial places like Ukraine and Hungary. Read Full Article Here… Written By: Matt Wirz […]