Archive for June, 2016
MAKING YOUR MONEY LAST
Personal finance guru Jane Bryant Quinn discusses the topic of her new book, How to Make Your Money Last: The Indispensable Retirement Guide, with a particular emphasis on helping women, who live longer with less financial security than men.
BE AWARE OF THE MARKET RISK IN INDEX FUNDS
BASIC INDEX FUNDS’ ADVANTAGES
- Broad, unfiltered & unhedged exposure to market
- Low fees and tax consequences
BASIC INDEX FUNDS’ DISADVANTAGES:
- Exposure to all companies in index: good & bad, expensive and cheap, profitable & unprofitable
MANAGING MONEY FOCUS
Half a century ago Chuck Royce identified small company stocks as a distinct asset class full of attractive investment opportunities. Starting with his flagship Royce Pennsylvania Mutual fund in 1972 he built a pioneering, small-cap oriented investment management firm, Royce & Associates which now has 18 micro, small and mid-cap focused mutual funds, several of them run by Royce himself. The firm recently announced its founder would retire from the day to day management duties as CEO and focus solely on managing money.