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Diversification and Rebalancing: A Retirement Saver’s Best Friend

By: Tim Hayes Financial Advisor - posted in: Investing - Last updated Nov 29, 2018

Diversification is the proverbial don’t put all your eggs in one basket. So within an asset class like bonds, a diversified investor owns treasury bonds, corporate bonds, high-yield bonds, and international bonds, benefiting from the fluctuations from year to year in returns.

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Are We in Another Financial Bubble

By: Tim Hayes Financial Advisor - posted in: Investing - Last updated Nov 29, 2018

In the movie All The President’s Men, a source of reporter Bob Woodward nicknamed “Deep Throat” informs him that, to solve the mystery of Watergate, he needs to follow the money. To understand how the stock market can almost triple in value during a period of mediocre economic growth (2008-2015), we must do the same.

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Are Interest Rates Heading Up?

Are Interest Rates Heading Up?

By: Tim Hayes Financial Advisor - posted in: Investing - Last updated Nov 29, 2018

The Federal Reserve, a.k.a. “the Fed,” has kept the federal funds rate at zero for seven years now. But after a strong monthly jobs report in October, where the economy created 271,000 new jobs and the unemployment fell to 5%, the Fed may finally be ready to raise it.

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