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The Death of Buy-and-Hold…Greatly Exaggerated??

There’s an old saying that there’s no free lunch, but doing nothing over the last 20 years with your stock or bond investments was the blue-plate special. In its annual study of mutual fund investors, Dalbar found the average stock … Continue reading

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Need an Extra 4-5% Boost for Your Savings? Don’t Just Do Something; Sit There!

Stock investors and bond investors alike leave a lot of money on the table. That’s the conclusion from another annual study by Dalbar, a Boston-based research firm. This year’s numbers confirm a long-running trend: sitting tight is a profitable strategy … Continue reading

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Finance Friday: Why We Fail as Investors

The annual Dalbar studies of investor behavior show a constant theme regarding our failure as investors: chasing performance without a plan. The costs are significant in terms of lost returns: half of what we could earn in the stock market … Continue reading

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