In this oped from the Wall Street Journal, Burton Malkiel argues for indexing a portfolio. Lower fees are just one of his arguments. This debate has been going on for decades, and here's an interesting question: might it be just our human nature to hope OUR manager can be the one to beat the index?
This Wall Street Journal article points out key distinctions in the confusing array of brokers, planners and advisors, even noting your age should also guide you in your selection of which type to consider.
How a Pick for a Financial Adviser Can Go Wrong
Let's say you have a health problem and you visit two or three internists. Chances are good you would receive a similar diagnosis and treatment from each doctor. But let's say you take a financial problem, or your retirement...
Have you ever wished your family could talk through the big issues like a parent's care or young adult's trouble? Here are a few tips for running a family meeting. Article is from the Wall Street Journal entitled 'When It's Tme to Huddle.'