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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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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.