Don’t Fall for the ‘Cash on the Sidelines’ TropeMoney coursing through the economy can impact markets and investor sentiment for the better, just not in the way many think.Bloomberg, April 12, 2021       The FOMC cut rates to zero, and as Federal Reserve Chair Jay Powell explained on 60 Minutes...
You may be wondering what the best tech companies to invest in are and maybe even if you should have a part of your portfolio allocated specifically to tech stocks. As an index fund investor, you likely already own the best tech stocks, so before you double down...
It seems like there is always a good reason to worry about the stock market. When stocks are falling it feels like they can always fall further. And when stocks rise it feels like the peak is always right around the corner. But what about when stocks rise by...
  Wall Street Hype Has Evolved Since the Dot-Com EraSimilarities are everywhere, but investors need to understand five key differences.Bloomberg, March 9, 2021     Everything old is new again: r/WallStreetBets is an updated version of Raging Bull; Is #FinTwit all that different from Yahoo! stock message boards? All of the 2020 changes...
We are pleased to announce the launch of a new service we are offering to The White Coat Investor community:     There is a serious need out there for high-quality student loan advice, so we have arranged for white coat investors to be able to meet with a trained student...
Today’s listener mailbag is presented by Naviplan by Advicent: Go to www.advicent.com/animalspirits to learn more about how their financial planning software. And check out The Planning Desk Podcast with Tony Stich who helped us answer some questions today. We discuss: At what point do you need to rebalance your portfolio? How to plan ahead...
Source: Fidelity   How to Manage Your Investments Late in a CycleNobody knows for sure whether equities will keep rising or for how long, but knowing a little market history can help ease the anxiety. Bloomberg, January 28, 2021     To hear an audio spoken word version of this post, click here.     Live...
When the mainstream physician audience catches wind of a FIRE (Financial Independence Retire Early) breathing article that points out why most doctors aren't rich, the teeth come out. People start sippin' the hatorade and say things like, “Great philosophy on savings until you squirrel away everything and die...
They say a meme is worth a thousand words. Okay, not really but close enough. The ability to explain complex topics or current events is one of the reasons these things go viral and each week it seems we have a new meme format to work with. Then there are the...
Top Sources Americans Use to Make Investment Decisions (2001-2019)Source: Visual Capitalist     Nice visualization (based on a study by the Brunswick Group) looking at the sources of information were investors rely upon, and how that has changed over the past 20 years. There were two especially noteworthy changes: More investors were...