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Bond Funds or Individual Bonds

From Plancorp’s perspective, the answer for most investors is bond funds. Bond funds, especially in the municipal (tax-exempt) market, can offer many advantages over a portfolio made up of individual bonds… Read more…

Alternative Investments

Listed below are some of the risks and considerations associated with hedge fund investing: Read more…

Compounded vs. Annual Returns

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The Ten Deadly Investment Sins

The stock market can be a difficult enough place to make money as it is, but to suggest that you can make certain investing mistakes that are so profound as to be classified as “sins” could be taking it a bit too far. Read more…

The Active Vs. Passive Debate

Eventually, there comes a time when every investor must make a choice: Whether to invest to achieve future economic objectives or to invest for entertainment. Unfortunately, they usually don’t go hand in hand. If investing for pleasure and entertainment is your purpose, then you have a legitimate Read more…

Time-Weighted vs. Internal Rates of Return

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Top Ten Reasons…

Why You Shouldn't Do Your Own Investing Studies consistently show that investors who use financial advisors (not to be confused with stockbrokers) do better on average than those who do not Financial advisors bring discipline to the investment process – a steady hand at the tiller, especially Read more…

U.S. News: 4 Ways to Grow a College Savings Account Quickly

Among families that are actively saving for their children's college education, did you know that only 27% are using 529 plans and other similar accounts that can provide considerable tax advantages? Read more…

Plancorp describes Zero Alpha Group

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