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Financial Advice for Recent College Graduates

Charu Sharma | Posted 08.17.2014 | College
Charu Sharma

1.6 million of us have graduated from college in the US in 2014 alone, and we realize that most of us are not trained in planning our finances, invest...

Two Rules My Grandmother Had About Money -- And What They Mean For Your Investments

Mike Branch, CFP | Posted 04.06.2014 | Money
Mike Branch, CFP

For my Grandmother the idea was to stay in the game. By reducing risk and going with the odds you are able to stay at the table when others have long since folded. Keeping these two rules in mind when making your investment decisions will help keep you in the game as well.

New Index Returns Astound Wall Street

Dan Solin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Solin

In January, 2010, I created the Solin Random Stock Index (SRSI). I wish I could report that my index was a complex algorithm, but it was really very simple. So how did the SRSI do from January, 2010 through November, 2010? It's up an astounding 45.14%.

Indexing Plea From a Dying Ex-Wall Street Pro

Dan Solin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Solin

The proliferation of short books which guide investors into indexing is a very positive development, but it comes at a price. If smart investing is so easy, why should anyone use our services?

Hall of Shame

Dan Solin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Solin

The securities industry encourages cognitive dissonance by pumping out new products and gimmicks designed to separate clients from their money. Here are some of the most egregious examples.