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Entries by Dan Solin from 08/2011

Florida State Retirement Plan Loses Billions Through Inept Pension Investing

| Posted 08.09.2011 | Business

I find it ironic that in turbulent times investors look to market "experts" to explain what is going on. These are the same people who didn't see the 2008 market crash.

A Walk on the Wild Side at CNBC

| Posted 08.16.2011 | Business

Maybe U.S. based companies are doing "well," but we live in a global economy. Limiting investments to U.S. based companies deprives investors of opportunities in other countries and reduces their ability to diversify risk.

Real Financial Experts Won't Go on TV

| Posted 08.23.2011 | Business

This is information the financial industry doesn't want you to know. The guests on these shows primarily are from the mutual fund industry or are advisers who recommend actively managed funds.

What Apple and Indonesia Can Teach You About Investing

| Posted 08.30.2011 | Business

You wouldn't think Apple and Indonesia have much in common. On the surface, they don't, but they can still teach you a lot about investing.