Peter L. Bernstein passed away on June 5 at the age of 90. Mr. Bernstein eloquently chronicled the birth and evolution of modern financial theory and practice. He made the complex theories and personalities behind these developments accessible and understandable to readers. We highly recommend his excellent works Capital Ideas: The Improbable Origins of Modern […]
Fidelity description of the various levels of asset protection for clients of Fidelity Investments.
Most retirement “calculators” rely on linear assumptions of the portfolio rate of return. The problem with this approach is that in reality returns are never consistent from year-to-year. For instance a portfolio provide an average annual return of 8.0% over a certain period time. The sequence of the individual returns will have a dramatic affect