Articles under “passive investing”

Trust Your Equipment: Investment Advice for Military Service Members

Military service members are well suited to use a low-cost automated investing services to help them achieve their personal investment goals.

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The Tyranny of Compounding Costs

Fees compound over time, just like investment returns. But rather than push the value of portfolios higher over the long run, fees do the exact opposite.

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Active Investing: Rest in Peace or Resurgent Force?

Editor’s note: Today’s guest post is republished from Professor Aswath Damodaran’s blog, Musings on the Market. I was a doctoral student at UCLA, in 1983 and 1984, when I was assigned to be research assistant to  Professor Eugene Fama, who wisely abandoned the University of Chicago during the cold winters for the beaches and tennis

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Important Lessons for New Investors

Wealthfront has grown rapidly by bringing the benefits of sophisticated investment management to a huge new generation of investors. For many of our clients, investing with Wealthfront is their first direct exposure to the stock and bond markets, and unlike savings accounts, stock and bond markets can rise and fall.

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