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ComputerShare and Company-Specific DRIP Plans: Still A Good Option in 2015?

Here's a reader question that arrived this week: I know you write a lot about investing, but can you write a little more about ComputerShare as a way to save money vs buying stock with online brokerages. I just read in WSJ how its cheaper if you … [Read the rest]

NAPFA: Warnings When Finding a Financial Advisor

Many people feel more comfortable with someone else helping them with their finances. A common piece of advice these days is to find a fee-only advisor that doesn't work on commission. Many times this leads to a recommendation of the National … [Read the rest]

Portfolio Rebalancing Frequency: Even Less Than Annually?

Here's another data point on the debate on how often to rebalance your portfolio to your target asset allocation. Econompic Data writes about rebalancing a portfolio back to 60% S&P 500 / 40% Barclays Aggregate Bond index from 1976-2014 and finds … [Read the rest]

The Only Two States of Your Portfolio: Happy All-Time High or Sad Drawdown

Quick question - What was the highest value ever for your investment portfolio? Now, what was the value exactly a year before that? You probably know the answer to the first question, but not the second, even though both have little to do with … [Read the rest]

Slate from Chase: 0% Intro APR For 15 Months + No Balance Transfer Fee

Transfer your balances to the Chase Slate® Card and get 0% intro APR For 15 Months and pay no balance transfer fee if done within 60 days of account opening. You won't pay any more interest until 2018, and all your money will go towards paying down … [Read the rest]

The Affluent Investor by Phil DeMuth – Book for $100,000+ Club

This week I've been trying to catch up on my book reviews (you should see my "to read" shelf!), and after a good beginner book I thought I'd write about a good intermediate-to-advanced book. You've probably noticed there are a lot of starter books … [Read the rest]

Vanguard High-Yield Corporate Bond Fund Review (VWEHX)

The Vanguard High-Yield Corporate Bond Fund (VWEHX, VWEAX) is a low-cost, actively-managed bond fund that invests in medium- and lower-quality corporate bonds and is advised by Wellington Management Company. I don't own any in my retirement … [Read the rest]

Book Review: The New New Thing: A Silicon Valley Story by Michael Lewis

Somehow I picked up a copy of The New New Thing: A Silicon Valley Story, which is a Michael Lewis bestseller published back in 1999 about the internet boom. The central character is Jim Clark, founder of Silicon Graphics (SGI), Netscape, and … [Read the rest]

The Elements of Investing – Book Review (Updated Edition)

There are two major types of investing books for beginner investors: "Instructional to-do list" books basically tell you what you should do. "Inspirational big-picture" focus more on the philosophical reasons why you should do those things. Both … [Read the rest]

1,000 Free Hilton Honors Points For Updating Password

Hilton is offering people 1,000 Hilton HHonors points for creating a "real" password to replace their previous 4-digit PIN. Took me less than a minute. You must do this between March 12th and March 25th, 2015, and points will be posted in 6-8 … [Read the rest]

Beware of Mutual Funds That Artificially Juice Their Dividend Yield

I like seeing my dividend income roll in each quarter, as do many other investors. But are mutual funds artificially "juicing" their reported dividend yields to attract investors? This is explored in a recent academic paper Juicing the Dividend … [Read the rest]

FidSafe Review: Free Digital Document Storage from Fidelity

I have a couple of accounts at Fidelity Investments (solo 401k and taxable brokerage), and recently they sent me letter about a new service. FidSafe is a website that stores digital copies of documents for free and is open to the public, no … [Read the rest]

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