Risk

MAKE SURE YOU ARE DIVERSIFIED AND OWN SOMETHING THAT’S UNPOPULAR

December 23, 2016

MAKE SURE YOU ARE DIVERSIFIED AND OWN SOMETHING THAT’S UNPOPULAR

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UNDERSTAND YOUR RISK TOLERANCE

September 30, 2016

UNDERSTAND YOUR RISK TOLERANCE

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BE AWARE OF THE MARKET RISK IN INDEX FUNDS

June 24, 2016

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

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REVIEW YOUR RISK TOLERANCE FOR THE U.S. STOCK PORTION OF YOUR PORTFOLIOS

January 8, 2016

REVIEW YOUR RISK TOLERANCE FOR THE U.S. STOCK PORTION OF YOUR PORTFOLIOS

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FOCUS ON COMPANIES WITH FINANCIAL STRENGTH

October 9, 2015

FOCUS ON COMPANIES WITH FINANCIAL STRENGTH

  • Entering a period of increased volatility
  • Many companies have taken on large amounts of debt to take advantage of low interest rates
  • IMF warning of rising corporate failures

3 U.S. COMPANIES SEEN AS BETTER CREDITS THAN U.S. TREASURYS

(as of 10/1/15 – Lower 5-year CDS spreads than U.S. Treasurys)

  • Merck
  • Chubb
  • Cambridge Bancorp

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