Articles under “investing”

Playing the Real Estate Game (part 1)

We often get questions from our clients about investing in real estate beyond the home they live in. Many want to put money into investment properties because of the income opportunities or the perception that they know how to pick rental properties based on their experience buying their own home.

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When What Feels Right is Actually Wrong

Buying when the market rises and selling when it declines is human nature. It just feels like the right thing to do.

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Staying Cool During Dow Fever

Editor’s Note: This post is based on an original post by Andy Rachleff, published on the Wealthfront blog on July 22, 2015. We update it periodically with refreshed data to remind you that slow and steady wins the race.

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The Silent Assassin of Fees

A few years ago I wrote a blog post that attempted to comprehensively outline all the apparent and hidden fees that can eat away at your investment return. This was (and still is) important because over the course of 30 years fees can actually lower your net worth by as much as 50%.1 But as

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