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The Hows, Whys, and Right and Wrong Way to Use Asset Allocation

The future of true asset allocation may lie in understanding its past.

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Why Asset Allocation Doesn’t Matter In The Long Run

The results are in. Asset allocation doesn’t work in the long run. Rebalancing doesn’t produce better returns in the long run. In short, asset allocation as popularly practiced is myth.

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Asset Allocation’s Greatest Failure: Short-Term Investing

There’s a reason why short-term asset allocation is doomed to disappoint. You can find it in every SEC-mandated performance disclaimer.

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How’d an Innocent Fiduciary Like You End Up Asset Allocating?

Much of asset allocation marketing collateral is founded on a simple misinterpretation, yet this myth persists. Why?

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7 Deadly Sins Every ERISA Fiduciary Must Avoid: The 5th Deadly Sin – Misapplied Asset Allocation

Are our expectations of Asset Allocation too high?

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The Best Investment Advice 401k Investors Will Ever Receive

Here’s a win-win idea for both 401k investors and their fiduciaries.

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How 401k Plan Sponsors Can Best Teach Employees to Quit Emphasizing Income

The false promise of “safety” may lure unsuspecting 401k investors into the most dangerous trap they’ll never see – until it’s too late.

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How Plan Sponsors Can Help 401k Investors Avoid Overdiversification

Two easy actions to take right now to give 401k investors a better chance to achieve their retirement goals.

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Why Overdiversification Matters to the ERISA Fiduciary

A lurking liability within the bowels of the DOL safe harbor provision, prudence demands 401k plan sponsors cannot overlook this Deadly Sin.

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Overdiversification and the 401k Investor – Too Many Stocks Spoil the Portfolio

Some practical advice to 401k investors that relies on real world results rather than just on academic studies.

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