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Why is Your 401k Fund so Risky?

Why is Your 401k Fund so Risky?

Why is Your 401k Fund so Risky?  Because Experts are Telling You to Buy Funds Run by Clerks Managing Other People’s Money (with no skin in the game)! In last week’s story, Joe was forced to retire a decade later than planned because his portfolio took a tumble.  And it…

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Morgan Stanley Caught in Cross Selling Scandal

Everyone is talking about cross selling since the scandal at Wells Fargo. The more you hear about this the more you become aware of the conflicts of interest this underscores. This week the Massachusetts Attorney General brought a suit against Morgan Stanley for overly aggressive cross selling. Every publicly traded…

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Ken Moore quoted in September Money Magazine

Ken Moore quoted in September Money Magazine

  Money Magazine publishes The Case for Global Investing, quoting Ken Moore Our clients know that we put their interests first by eliminating possible conflicts of interest. And not only clients recognize our grasp of global investing.  After a veteran reporter for Money Magazine, Carla Fried, read Ken’s latest newsletter…

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Why Own Great Businesses Now?

Why Own Great Businesses Now?

Many investors are worried about a repeat of 2008. Few investors can get fully behind either political candidate. Instead of trying to time the market, we take Warren Buffet’s lead and own Great Businesses. We are not always fully invested. Instead we build cash when there is nothing to buy…

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Investing in Great Businesses in the US and Abroad

Investing in Great Businesses in the US and Abroad

Summary:  While the US stock market is so overvalued that some forecasters believe returns will be 1-3% p.a. for the next ten years, we believe investors in Great Businesses, the select few companies that have wide moats and are trading at or below their fair value will do much better. …

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Kopernik Update

Kopernik Update

Many clients own the Kopernik Global All-Cap fund in their portfolios.  We added the fund to many portfolios in early 2014 after extensive analysis of the portfolio manager’s track record.  Dave Iben managed a portfolio for NWQ TradeWinds which suffered about half the downside risk of the broad market in…

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Should I Invest Overseas?

Should I Invest Overseas?

As we celebrate our 240th Independence Day and the UK votes to exit the European Union, does it make sense for US investors to invest overseas?US stocks are over one half of the world market but less than 1/5 of the world economy. According to CIA data, Europe and China…

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Brexit:  What Now

Brexit: What Now

It came as a big surprise to most everyone when voters in the United Kingdom decided to exit the European Union, moving the pendulum from expansion to contraction.  To hear our thoughts on this topic, watch our two minute video, below: 

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