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PFA Ponderings

“Risk-Free” investments don’t exist.

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There’s a kind of trite saying attributed to most financial advisors in the world:  There’s no such thing as a risk-free investment. Like most trite financial advisor sayings, this is TRUE.  But it does take some consensus on how we define two things:  Investment and Risk. Meriam-Webster’s Dictionary has several…

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Don’t Short-Change Diversification

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When we talk about diversification, the general rule is ‘not wanting all your eggs in one basket.’  Obviously, it’s important that we not be in a position to lose the whole enchilada if a company goes out of business. But actually, diversification plays more of a role than simply protecting…

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A few worthy New Years Resolutions

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By the time this blog posts, many of us will have already broken our resolutions for 2019.  That doesn’t make us bad people… rather, we’re good people who make bad resolutions. Bad resolutions are those that are over-ambitious, or that are too vague, or that really aren’t all that important…

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