Posts By: fleecingcentral

4 Mar 2014 No Comments

Actively Managed or Index Funds? Why Not Both?

Some investors swear by actively managed mutual funds. Others are just as single-minded about only owning funds that simply follow an index. But does it have to be an either/or […]

31 Jan 2014 No Comments

IWM Investment Insights January 2014

Independent Wealth Management’s Philosophy on two distinct scenarios; Near-Term and Long-Term, are discussed. Along with the resulting portfolio implications that arise. IWM Investment Insights January 2014 (Full Article Here)

31 Jan 2014 No Comments

4Q2013 IWM Market Analysis

Key Takeaways from 4Q2013 IWM Market Analysis  Global economic fundamentals gradually improved over the past year across a number of dimensions, and seem poised for continued improvement or at least […]

31 Jan 2014 No Comments

4Q2013 IWM Market & Economic Review

It was a very strong year for U.S. stocks, fueled in large part by the Federal Reserve’s ongoing support and by improvement in the economic outlook. While developed international stocks […]

21 Jan 2014 No Comments

Insured for Old Age? An Economist Explains the Dangers of Long-Term Care Insurance

According to the American Association for Long Term Care Insurance, the cost of a policy that pays benefits for an unlimited amount of time is only about a third more […]

21 Jan 2014 No Comments

New Warnings From an Investing Pioneer

Nowhere to run, nowhere to hide, and no one to get unbiased advice from. Judging by my inbox, that is how a lot of investors feel. U.S. and most international […]

17 Jan 2014 No Comments

Bill Gross Discusses PIMCO’s Unconstrained Bond Strategy

PIMCO’s Bill Gross recently assumed new lead portfolio management responsibilities for PIMCO’s Unconstrained Bond Fund. The article lays out PIMCO’s strategy with Q&A with Bill Gross. Please read article here

16 Dec 2013 No Comments

Investors Who Keep Trading and Trading

Investors Who Keep Trading and Trading A Wall Street Journal online article written by: Jason Zweig “The investor’s chief problem, and even his worst enemy, is likely to be himself.” […]

9 Dec 2013 No Comments

Nobel laureate: Everyone should have a financial adviser

Robert Shiller a Nobel-Prize winning economist gives his take on the future of advice; urges government help in paying for it. Written By: Liz Skinner Read full article here

6 Dec 2013 No Comments

A Bond-Fund Stress Test

Great article from the Wall Street Journal regarding the future of bond funds. Written By: Allen Roth Click Here for article: A Bond Fund Stress Test