Protecting Against An Inflation Surprise

I don’t see much in the way of inflation coming down the pipeline. In fact, I see the same deflationary forces that are plaguing Japan and Europe to continue nipping at our heels for the next several years.

But… let’s […] Continue Reading…

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Why I Built a Liquid Alternative Robo Advisor

Most financial advisors and money managers are terrified of robo advisors. And frankly, if your job description consists of selling expensive mutual funds for a commission, you should be worried. Your business model has been slowly dying for decades, […] Continue Reading…

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7 Monthly Dividend Stocks to Pay Your Bills

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The following is an excerpt from 7 Monthly Dividend Stocks to Pay Your Bills:

I don’t know about you, but most of my bills come monthly, and I don’t see that changing when I’m retired. Utilities, insurance premiums […] Continue Reading…

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It’s Crazy Hate Mail Hour!

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You have to hand it to internet trolls. While their negativity can sometimes be a little abrasive, at least they… they… well, actually, I think of a single positive thing to say about them. They don’t add […] Continue Reading…

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Looking Beyond the 60/40 Portfolio in an Era of Low Returns

I wrote earlier this year that the 60/40 portfolio is dead. Well, rumors of its death were not greatly exaggerated. The 60/40 portfolio that served retired investors so well over the past 30 years is gone… and it’s not […] Continue Reading…

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