Yale University's endowment returned 16.62 percent per year between 1985 and 2008. The S&P 500 Index returned 11.98 percent. So how did Yale do it? And how can you use its strategy?
For many college basketball players, the NBA draft season is a defining moment in their careers. If chosen to play at the next level, these players will experience an increase in cash flow in the form of high salaries and big endorsements.
When interest rates rise, the price of bonds decrease. As the price of bonds decrease, investors will see depreciation in their bond funds. So what should investors do in a time of rising interest rates?
I recently had a friend from high school leave friends and family behind after a long battle with cancer. Cancer and many other diseases do not discriminate. Unless you are directly involved in the research of these diseases, it is hard to determine how to make a difference. For many people, planned giving is the answer.
Stock market volatility in the first quarter of this year has shaken investor’s confidence. The media is fear-mongering and investors are worried.
With memories of 2008 looming for many investors, it’s human nature to want to avoid the same mistake twice. However, it is important to remain calm – especially if you are a U.S investor.
In 2016, it is critical for decision makers in Colorado to stay informed on a number of tax issues in the U.S. and abroad. These international, federal and state tax issues could affect company operations and, potentially, corporate reputations.
When it comes to the cost of your investments, ignorance is not bliss, and knowledge is power. The stakes, your children’s college education or your retirement, are simply too high to allow inflated expenses to eat away at your return.
I recently met with prospective clients. We had a great conversation and ended an hour and a half meeting with handshakes and a smile. After the meeting, I felt really great about our conversation and the caliber of the couple I had just met with.
How low can oil prices go in 2016? That is the question on everybody's mind as the new trading year begins, and certainly remains the biggest impediment to finding a bottom in this current market correction.
If you have an opportunity to invest in high-quality, long-term businesses that are experiencing some hard times, these difficult cycles usually open up attractive valuation windows.
At this point, the markets seem irrational. Although there are headwinds in the economy, there are also many positives. Employment is strong and housing is appreciating.