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E+R=O, a Formula for Success

Created on Friday, 06 July 2018. Posted in Gasber Blog/blog

... endeavor. Indeed, people will spend decades pursuing their financial goals. But being an investor can be complicated, challenging, frustrating, and sometimes frightening. This is exactly why, as David ...

Tuning Out the Noise

Created on Friday, 04 May 2018. Posted in Gasber Blog/blog

...  May 1999: Dow Jones Industrial Average Closes Above 11,000 for the First Time March 2000: Nasdaq Stock Exchange Index Reaches an All-Time High of 5,048 April 2000: In Less Than a Month, Nearly ...

Sailing with the Tides

Created on Thursday, 15 March 2018. Posted in Gasber Blog/blog

... a well-diversified portfolio can act as a bulwark against the sometimes tempestuous conditions in markets. Circumnavigating the globe is not exciting every day. Patience is required with local customs ...

Key Changes in the 2018 Tax Cuts & Jobs Act

Created on Thursday, 01 March 2018. Posted in Gasber Blog/blog

... Minimum Tax was never intended to apply to the middle class – but because it went decades without inflation adjustments, it sometimes did. Thanks to the tax reforms, the AMT exemption amounts are now permanently ...

Perspective on Today's Market Events

Created on Monday, 05 February 2018. Posted in Gasber Blog/401k blog

It looks like the U.S. stock market will finally get something that happens, on average, about once a year: a 10+% percent drop—the definition of a market correction. The last time this happened was a ...

Perspective on Today's Market Events

Created on Monday, 05 February 2018. Posted in Gasber Blog/blog

It looks like the U.S. stock market will finally get something that happens, on average, about once a year: a 10+% percent drop—the definition of a market correction. The last time this happened was a ...

To Bit or Not to Bit: What Should Investors Make of Bitcoin Mania?

Created on Friday, 12 January 2018. Posted in Gasber Blog/401k blog

...  [4]. Per Bloomberg, the end-of-day market value of a bitcoin exceeded $16,000 USD for the first time on December 7, 2017. [5]. Describes an outcome that is possible (or not impossible) to occur. [6]. ...

To Bit or Not to Bit: What Should Investors Make of Bitcoin Mania?

Created on Friday, 12 January 2018. Posted in Gasber Blog/blog

...  [4]. Per Bloomberg, the end-of-day market value of a bitcoin exceeded $16,000 USD for the first time on December 7, 2017. [5]. Describes an outcome that is possible (or not impossible) to occur. [6]. ...

The Value of Diversification

Created on Friday, 05 January 2018. Posted in Gasber Blog/401k blog

... stock traded on the New York and American Stock exchanges, and the Nasdaq exchange, since 1926. Even though nearly half of the 25,782 stocks that have been in existence over this time period lasted 7 or ...

The Value of Diversification

Created on Friday, 05 January 2018. Posted in Gasber Blog/blog

... stock traded on the New York and American Stock exchanges, and the Nasdaq exchange, since 1926. Even though nearly half of the 25,782 stocks that have been in existence over this time period lasted 7 or ...

Catchphrase Investing

Created on Thursday, 30 November 2017. Posted in Gasber Blog/blog

... sectors each can have their time in the sun, it is not clear that weighting your portfolio toward an industry currently in favor is a sustainable long-term strategy. A second way of looking at this issue ...

Ancient Adult Beverages

Created on Saturday, 18 November 2017. Posted in Gasber Blog/blog

People have been drinking alcoholic beverages for a very long time. Recently, a team of researchers found evidence of large-scale wine making in 6,000 BC—in clay vats big enough to hold 400 bottles of ...

Savings Rates Decline

Created on Friday, 10 November 2017. Posted in Gasber Blog/401k blog

... that when the savings rate is high, it cuts into consumption, which lowers economic activity. But at the same time, countries with high savings rates have more capital to invest in their future, and their ...

Savings Rates Decline

Created on Friday, 10 November 2017. Posted in Gasber Blog/blog

... that when the savings rate is high, it cuts into consumption, which lowers economic activity. But at the same time, countries with high savings rates have more capital to invest in their future, and their ...

The Challenges of Capturing Bull Market Returns

Created on Friday, 22 September 2017. Posted in Gasber Blog/401k blog

... already-negative territory. Was that the time to buy, or should you respond by waiting out the next couple of years until a clear upward pattern emerged? The following year, investors were spooked by ...

The Challenges of Capturing Bull Market Returns

Created on Friday, 22 September 2017. Posted in Gasber Blog/blog

... already-negative territory. Was that the time to buy, or should you respond by waiting out the next couple of years until a clear upward pattern emerged? The following year, investors were spooked by ...

How to Respond to a Data Breach

Created on Monday, 11 September 2017. Posted in Gasber Blog/blog

... theft happens over time, starting with small amounts stolen from across your accounts. Finally, place a credit freeze and/or fraud alert on your account with all the major credit bureaus. You can put ...

Lessons For The Next Crisis

Created on Friday, 08 September 2017. Posted in Gasber Blog/401k blog

... times—may better prepare you for the next crisis and its aftermath. BENEFITS OF HINDSIGHT In 2008, the stock market dropped in value by almost half. Being a decade removed from the crisis may make ...

Lessons for the Next Crisis

Created on Friday, 08 September 2017. Posted in Gasber Blog/blog

... times—may better prepare you for the next crisis and its aftermath. BENEFITS OF HINDSIGHT In 2008, the stock market dropped in value by almost half. Being a decade removed from the crisis may make ...

Super Babies or New Rules?

Created on Wednesday, 16 August 2017. Posted in Gasber Blog/blog

You probably noticed the headlines: for the first time, U.S.-based scientists have genetically modified a human embryo. This follows similar news from China, which, like the U.S., has touted the ability ...