Trying to Time the Market? Missing Just a Handful of the Best Days Can Tank Your Returns

Advocates of buy-and-hold stock investing make a strong case as to why it can be disastrous for a novice investor to try to time the stock market. It’s been shown that frequent trading generates higher fees, and that emotional trading leads to buy-high, sell-low behavior. Also, every time you trade an individual stock, you’re betting … Read moreTrying to Time the Market? Missing Just a Handful of the Best Days Can Tank Your Returns

Questions About Credit Scores, Account Security, Philosophy Books, TIPS, and More!

What’s inside? Here are the questions answered in today’s reader mailbag, boiled down to summaries of five or fewer words. Click on the number to jump straight down to the question. 1. Divorce mediation difficulties 2. Importance of credit score? 3. Fearing money stolen from accounts? 4. Move to city or not? 5. GnuCash 6. … Read moreQuestions About Credit Scores, Account Security, Philosophy Books, TIPS, and More!