Asset allocation is the delicate balance of stocks, bonds, and other assets in an investment portfolio. What allocation is best for your retirement needs? What’s a good mix of domestic and international stocks? Is it crazy to have a 90/10 allocation of equities to fixed income in a $10 million portfolio? Should Dad’s portfolio be rebalanced from 90% stocks to 60% stocks and 40% bonds? Can pension and Social Security be counted as your bond allocation? Plus, legacy tax planning: how can you avoid confiscatory estate taxes?
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Your latest investing strategy questions answered: are gold, real estate investment trusts (REITs), international and small-cap value funds good inflation hedges? Besides the S&P 500, what sectors or asset classes should you invest in for long term portfolio diversification? Should you buy bonds? How should an 18-year-old invest the money in a Roth 401(k)? Also, how can you get out of a non-qualified annuity?
Joe and Big Al take a look at an investing strategy a listener set up for his parents, and they run the numbers on their variable annuity. They also kick the tires on an early retirement plan and they discuss equity allocations in a portfolio. And since no YMYW is complete without a little Roth […]
In these volatile financial markets, are you reconsidering your investing strategies? Joe and Big Al discuss where and when to invest cash, selling stocks in taxable accounts and repurchasing them in tax-deferred accounts, doing nothing and staying globally diversified, writing an investment policy statement, rebalancing more frequently, and doing Roth conversions, as well as fixed […]
With volatility, should you time the market and change the asset allocation of your investment portfolio, your pension, or your Thrift Savings Plan (TSP)? Plus, asset location: should equities be in a brokerage account, Roth IRA or traditional IRA? And diversification vs. concentration, calculating how much you’ll have in retirement, how to get there from […]
Kyle Stacey, CFP® explains the difference between asset allocation and asset location, and how they work together in your investment portfolio. Transcript: So today we’re going to talk about asset allocation and asset location, and how those two intertwine and can be used in conjunction with each other. So asset allocation is going to be […]
An inverted yield curve has often led to recession. Pure Financial Advisors’ Executive Vice President and Director of Research, Brian Perry, CFP®, CFA, discusses the current state of the markets and the possibility of recession, and he helps Joe and Big Al answer some listener questions from our 2019 YMYW podcast survey: are structured notes […]
Jefferson Lilly from Park Avenue Partners and the Mobile Home Park Investors podcast and LinkedIn group tells us why he thinks mobile home parks are the best real estate investment available. Plus, Joe and Big Al answer a whole slew of your money questions: what percentage of natural resources should be in your portfolio? How […]
Brian Perry and Larry Swedroe on market volatility, whether, as President Donald Trump said, the Fed is crazy, and what 3 things you should do next to be like the greatest investor of all time, Warren Buffett. Plus, answers to your questions: can you roll a 401(k) into a home purchase? What’s a good allocation […]
Have you ever found yourself wondering, “What is asset allocation and how do I use it in my portfolio?” Well, first let’s start at the beginning. Common investing practices usually include stock picking and attempting to time the markets in order to drive returns. This method opens investors to unnecessary risk. Alternatively, decades of time-tested […]
A very common question many people ask is, “What should I be investing? What should I be saving and putting into a money market account or a CD?” It depends on your goals, your time horizon, and tolerance for risk. Transcription: So the question of the day is, Should I be investing?” And the answer is […]
What exactly is the difference between bonds vs stocks vs mutual funds? And how do exchange-traded funds fit int he mix? In this video, Pure Financial’s Director of Research, Brian Perry, CFP®, CFA® explains. Learn More About Different Types of Investments and Investment Vehicles Transcript So, today we’re going to talk about stocks, and bonds, and […]