Take a Lap

Can you take a lap? Several studies noted in the article show that a modest fitness level is related to independence for people over 65.  Healthier seniors are less likely to need assisted living or higher levels of care, or at least they will postpone needing these services.

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Two-Fund Solution

The amateur tennis player’s winning strategy should be getting the ball over the net and let his opponent make a mistake.  Similarly, investing should be a game of earning market returns and letting someone else make the mistake of timing the market. How can a do-it-yourself invest accomplish this?

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Timing CAPE?

As broad market indices such as the S&P 500 have set new record highs in recent weeks, many investors have become apprehensive. They fear another major decline is likely to occur and are eager to find strategies that promise to avoid the pain of an extended downturn while preserving the opportunity to profit in up markets. Is there salvation in the CAPE?

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Mind vs. Money

Despite everything we know about efficient capital markets and all the solid evidence available to guide our rational decisions … we’re still human. We’ve got things going on in our heads that have nothing to do with solid evidence and rational decisions – a brew of chemically generated instincts and emotions that spur us to leap long before we have time to look. 

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