Setting up your saving and investing strategies when you’re in your 30s can put you on a good path to meeting your retirement goals. Joe and Big Al revisit their financial spitballing over the last couple of years specifically for savers and investors in their 30s and even 20s, some of whom want to retire early.
Can your investment portfolio be over diversified? How do dividends and net unrealized appreciation (NUA) work? How will ownership inequality in the stock market impact future returns for most investors? What do Joe & Big Al think of target date funds? Plus, the YMYW podcast is now on video! Watch the fellas spitball on annuities, bonds, long-term treasuries, risk tolerance, the buckets of money investing strategy and the latest on the Roth provisions in the Build Back Better Act. Show notes, video clips, free resources, Ask Joe & Al On Air: https://bizlink.to/ymyw-352
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?
Is your advisor’s financial plan for you too cookie-cutter, set it and forget it? Should you stay or should you go? Joe and Big Al weigh in on whether a couple of listeners who are dissatisfied with their financial advisors should ditch the advisors or keep them. Plus, how should you choose investments in your […]
If a large share of your investment portfolio is in a single stock, it may represent an unnecessary risk to your overall wealth. You may need to sell some of that company stock, but how do you diversify a concentrated stock position in the most tax-efficient way possible to minimize capital gains tax? Is tax-efficiency […]
“If we’re heading to a recession, we’re already in it.” Liz Ann Sonders (Chief Investment Strategist, Charles Schwab & Co.) shares her mid-year market insights and provides strategies for removing the emotion from investing, regardless of market conditions. Plus, Joe and Big Al answer your money questions: how do you diversify a portfolio for the […]
Diversification is an important strategy for any investor because it can help to reduce systematic risk or the risk of the overall market. We accept that risk by being invested in the market in general, but why take on additional types of risk when they can be reduced? Investment portfolio diversification allows us to reduce […]
Many established investors are familiar with the advantages of portfolio diversification, although those relatively new to investing may ask themselves, “What is portfolio diversification?” Like many things in life or in finance, portfolio diversification is easier to understand than to implement effectively. Investors often make mistakes that can prove costly and impede their long-term financial […]
You’ve heard the phrase, “don’t put all your eggs in one basket?” In this video, Nate Ritchison, CFP® explains how portfolio diversification is the concept of spreading your eggs – that is, your investments – across many baskets, or asset classes, to limit the damage when some of the baskets fall.