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Dan Solin

How Smart People at Yale and Harvard Invested Stupidly

Dan Solin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Solin

The trustees of the Yale and Harvard endowments lost sight of a basic rule of finance: When you take more risk, you increase the potential for both higher returns and higher losses.

10 Biggest Retirement Mistakes

WalletPop | Dan Solin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

These are tough times for retirees and for those planning for retirement. Nest eggs have been demolished by the economic meltdown. Job cuts have force...

Wall Street Packages Luck and Sells It as Skill

Dan Solin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Solin

Doug Kreps sees a benefit in using brokers and advisors who engage in active management because of the discipline they bring to the investment process. The data is quite to the contrary.

Is Your Broker Smarter Than....Cerberus?

Dan Solin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Solin

The next time your broker or advisor tells you about a great stock or a mutual fund you should buy "now", here's what you should ask him.

The Missile You Never Saw Coming

Dan Solin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Solin

Most of you read and watch the financial media. You have the benefit of advice from expert brokers and advisors -- and all of their analytic resources. But this is what I refer to as "the missile you never saw coming."

The Solin-Cramer Smackdown: The Real Story

Dan Solin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Solin

In case you missed it, Cramer and I went head-to-head during my appearance on CNBC's Power Lunch on Friday.

Jim Cramer Flips Out At HuffPost Blogger Dan Solin On CNBC (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Dan Solin, regular HuffPost blogger and author of The Smartest 401k Book You'll Ever Read, appeared on CNBC's "Power Lunch" Friday and challenged the ...