Friday, August 26, 2011

How to Manage Your Investment Anxiety

Sally, Market Riders, August 26th 2011 

How to calm during period of volatile markets.  Care only about what you can control : accept the fact that no one can predict the future, reduce your investment fees and choose the right asset allocation.

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Saturday, August 13, 2011

The Mutual Fund Merry-Go-Round

David F. Swensen, New York Times, August 13rd 2011

Yale University’s chief investment officer and author of “Unconventional Success: A Fundamental Approach to Personal Investment,” David Swensen, revels the truth behind mutual funds. Swensen successfully exposes the conflict of interest between hedge funds serving their clients and serving themselves. He also proposes two ways in which the Securities and Exchange Commission (S.E.C) can help to amend this unfortunate situation, as well as advice for investors on how to lower their costs and invest with mutual funds that eliminate their conflict of interest.

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