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Solving the Mystery of Passive Asset Class Investing

Dan Solin | Posted 03.23.2014 | Business
Dan Solin

While appropriate index investing may be a superior strategy to buying individual stocks or investing in actively managed mutual funds, you may also want to consider the benefit of using passive asset class funds.

Fed: Money Market Funds Stay Alive With Support

Reuters | Posted 10.13.2012 | Business

* Review based on filings from 341 prime money funds * Most support predates 2010 rule changes * Adds fuel to debate ove...

Bank Loan Rates Could Spike Following Money Market Rules

Reuters | Posted 04.08.2012 | Business

By Karen Brettell NEW YORK, Feb 7 (Reuters) - The cost for banks and other borrowers to raise funds in short-term markets could jump ...

Ryan Grim

WATCH: Alan Simpson Attacks Social Security, AARP | Ryan Grim | Posted 07.06.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Alan Simpson’s cold relationship with AARP is no secret, but the former Republican Senator from Wyoming took it to a new level Friday....

401(k) Account Balances Back To Pre-Recession Levels

AP | DAVID PITT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

DES MOINES, Iowa — Americans who were afraid to open their 401(k) statements during the recession are finding good news inside the envelope now:...

Small U.S. Investors Pull $33.12 Billion From Mutual Funds

The New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Investors withdrew a staggering $33.12 billion from domestic stock market mutual funds in the first seven months of this year, according to the Invest...

Ryan Grim

Moneyed Interests Lining Up For Battle Over Accounting Standards | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the midst of what was supposed to be a Congressional push for increased financial regulation and accountability, a powerful coalition of moneyed in...

Fidelity (Accidentally) Makes the Case Against the 401(k)

Eric Schurenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Eric Schurenberg

It's not a lack of financial literacy that makes a majority of 20-year-olds not participate in a 401(k). It's human nature.