Posts in Mid Career Professional
Why Invest Globally?

 You will note in the table below that over the last year the S&P 500 (U.S. stocks) has outperformed its international counterpart by more than 22%!  This disparity in performance becomes even more magnified when considering 10 year and 15 year performance numbers.  In fact, U.S stocks have outpaced foreign stocks by about 2.5% annually for the last 15 years! So why is it important to take a global perspective when investing for the long term?

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Tech Tip: Linking Your Brokerage Account to Your Bank Account

We are often asked by clients if there is a way to link their TD Ameritrade or Charles Schwab brokerage accounts to their checking accounts so that they can transfer money back and forth between those accounts. While there are a number of ways to accomplish this task, the easiest is to logon to your TD or Schwab account and make this connection yourself.

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Successful Investing: Don't Be Your Own Worst Enemy

A number of studies have shown that investor behavioral biases have an enormous impact on investment returns for the average investor. Given the emotional component of investing, it is important to recognize that, while we cannot avoid these feelings, gaining an understanding of common behavioral biases may help us avoid acting on these emotions.

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