Average Long Term Returns vs. Compound Annual Growth Rate

The next time your financial planner talks to you about the long term average return on your retirement nest egg suggest he uses the Compound Annual Growth Rate instead. The Average return is what’s known as the simple average according to the moneychimp website. This is a great little site to help you understand what […]

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All About Market Timing – A Great Christmas Read

Here is the second book I recommend people read to educate themselves on the stock markets. “All About Market Timing” was written by Leslie N. Masonson and published in 2004, after the 2000-2003 bear market. Click in the title above to go to the Google Books site to see the contents of this great book […]

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My Top Posts For Baby Boomers in or close to Retirement

I had an influx of new visitors to my blog today thanks to Annette Sampson who writes for the Sydney Morning Herald. Annette wrote a great article on Baby Boomers and how taking a large loss on your nest egg in retirement can make it very difficult to recover from, especially when you are taking […]

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