Is the 60% Stocks / 40% Bonds Portfolio Really Dead?

With interest rates more likely to rise than fall, investors may want to revisit their bond allocations with an eye toward risk.

Bond Basics: How Interest Rates Affect Bond Yields

Introduction to bond investing, fixed income funds, and how changing interest rates affect prices and yields.

  • December 10, 2021
Are Cryptocurrency Funds Part of Your Portfolio’s Future?

Part 3 of our series discusses development of cryptocurrency funds and investors’ consideration of professional management when wading into the crypto waters.

Cryptocurrency: The Early Years, Ongoing Development, and What’s Next

Part 2 of this cryptocurrency series covers the acceptance of Bitcoin by early supporters, price appreciation, and growing interest among investors.

What You Should Know About Cryptocurrency

From the birth of Bitcoin to how blockchain functions as the transactional infrastructure is explained in Part 1 of this Basics of Cryptocurrency series.

Rainy Day Funds: Making Sense of Short-Term Investment Strategies

Comparing the benefits and risks of three investment vehicles that investors can consider when planning for short-term expenses.

Inflation: Is It Back and Does It Matter?

Inflation reached 5% in 2021 for the first time since 2008. Should investors be concerned?

  • July 19, 2021
Cryptocurrency Series: Halving Cycles – Understanding Bitcoin Price Fluctuations

Introduction to Bitcoin, including the mining process, the impact of “halving cycles” on pricing trends, and price performance since 2010.

Investment Idea for Student Debt

Deferred payments and 0% interest on federal student debt from the CARES Act may spell opportunity for investors with monthly loan payments.

Regular Investing: Don’t Get Blown Off Course

Learn why investing regularly, regardless of market conditions, is a strategy that can work in any market environment.

  • July 2, 2020