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Race To The Bottom: Will The Price War Between Vanguard And Fidelity Lead To A 0.00% Expense Ratio Index Fund?

News came out in late July that Fidelity was again cutting expense ratios on their mutual funds. Vanguard responded emphatically in a conference call (emphasis mine): As we continue to get scale, as we continue to grow and we get more efficient, we pass a large part of that back to our clients in the […]

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How Much Bonds Should You Have In Your Portfolio?

Bonds have been getting a bad rap recently. Investors have been reducing their bond allocation for years as the stock market rises to new highs. Some investors, especially younger ones, are even talking about eliminating their bond allocation altogether and holding 100% stocks. People have their reasons for avoiding bonds. They are worried about the […]

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How Many Of These Common Investing Mistakes Are You Making?

Through my years of following the markets, I’ve identified many mistakes that investors make again and again. Even experienced investors are prone to some of these common errors. How many of these investing mistakes are you making? Not Investing Enough It takes money to make money, and many physicians are simply not putting enough of […]

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How Have The 2017 Stock Picks of Time, Fortune, and Forbes Done This Year? (Q2 2017)

We’re now halfway through 2017, and it’s time to see how the stock picks of some of the leading popular finance publications (Time, Fortune, and Forbes) have performed. Each of these organizations published end-of-year stock picks in 2016, and most people don’t follow-up and see how these stock picks actually perform. When we looked at […]

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