Jerry Mitchell-by-Target Date Funds Falsely Lead You to Believe One Size Fits All

Target Date Funds Falsely Lead You to Believe One Size Fits All

According to research from the Employee Benefit Research Institute, Target Date Funds are extremely popular among 401k Plan providers and their participants. In 2014, 70% of 401k plans offered target date funds in their pool of investment options and 60% of 401k plan participants in their 20’s were invested in a target date fund. The heightened popularity may be due to … [Read more...]

Jerry Mitchell-by-Five Socially Responsible ETFs for The Socially Conscious Investor

Five Socially Responsible ETFs for The Socially Conscious Investor

According to a Pew Research Center survey 18% of US social media users have changed their profile picture to raise awareness or draw attention to an event or issue. Most of those that have changed their profile picture have done it to show solidarity with the LGBT community and support LGBT rights. Social media is a great way to make companies aware of the social causes you … [Read more...]

Jerry Mitchell-by-When It Comes to Investing, Debt Isn’t a Bad Four Letter Word

When It Comes to Investing, Debt Isn’t a Bad Four Letter Word

People often think about debt as a bad thing. When you mention to someone that you have debt they look at you as if you just said a bad four letter word. In some cases debt is a bad four letter word but in the right circumstances debt it can actually be a good thing. What many people don't realize is that when used properly debt can substantially increase your net worth. The … [Read more...]

Jerry Mitchell-by-What Investing Lessons Can We Learn from the Republican Presidential Race?

What Investing Lessons Can We Learn from the Republican Presidential Race?

Aside from the obvious golden rule lesson of treating others as you'd have them treat you, there's one big lesson that we all can learn from the Republican presidential race. That lesson is to know when to throw in your hand and get out of an investment. Most of the Republican contenders stayed in the race way too long and way past the point of being able to minimize their … [Read more...]

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