THE FEELING’S MUTUAL

THE FEELING’S MUTUAL

In a superbly comprehensive and gracefully written piece for marketwatch.com headlined The right way to pick a new mutual fund, senior columnist Chuck Jaffe offers a “7-step guide to adding mutual funds and ETFs to a portfolio.” Here are lengthy excerpts from his...
INVESTING IN TIME, PART 2

INVESTING IN TIME, PART 2

In the conclusion of an informative David Ning piece on usnews.com, he cites additional ways in which “investors have come out ahead over the past decade.” “You can take advantage of super low cost investment products with almost instantaneous liquidity. Anyone with...
HOUSING PRICES—THE WORD IS GAIN, NOT PAIN

HOUSING PRICES—THE WORD IS GAIN, NOT PAIN

Who doesn’t crave encouraging news, and there was indeed some in a May 28 New York Times piece by Catherine Rampell reporting that “Americans are in a buying mood, thanks largely to the housing recovery.” Here is the first section of her excellent article: “The latest...