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Hedge Funds: Good for Fund Managers, Bad for Investors

(Reprinted from the October 2012 edition of Bath Country Journal and Richfield Times.) Big money can be made from hedge funds. If you run one, that is. That’s the conclusion of a new book that says people who invest in hedge funds … Continue reading

2018 Second Quarter Market Report

The U.S. equity markets suffered a small setback in the first quarter, but the second quarter brought us back into positive territory, being led by small companies represented by the Russell 2000 index. International markets, however, were negative, likely in … Continue reading

Top 5 Mental Errors You Make When Investing

Even the most perceptive and experienced investors, can fall prey to mental errors or biases that lead to poor investment decisions. After all, we are all human, and the emotional part of the brain is faster than the rational part. … Continue reading

Your Retirement Income Framework

You worked hard. You saved and invested. Now you’re at the doorstep of retirement – at least you think you may have enough – and you wonder, “How the heck do I replace this paycheck I’ve been getting every two … Continue reading

New Medicare Cards Coming

If you receive Medicare, you will be getting a new Medicare card. Why? Medicare is removing Social Security Numbers from Medicare cards to help mitigate fraud and identity theft. Beginning in April 2018 and continuing for the next twelve months, … Continue reading