Here is a recent review of our software that was conducted by Hareesh N. Jayanthi who is an assistant financial analyst at AAII. If you’re unfamiliar with AAII, they are one of the best resources to get unbiased facts and effective knowledge about investing.
Hareesh N. Jayanthi is an assistant financial analyst at AAII and is part of the staff of Computerized Investing, the premier publication covering the use of personal computers for financial planning, investment analysis and portfolio management. As a financial columnist for AAII, Hareesh writes a variety of commentaries ranging from reviews of products to analysis of model portfolios and stock screens.
A popular approach for investing your retirement portfolio(s) is to adopt a ‘bucket strategy’. The basis of this approach is to divide your retirement portfolio(s) into three buckets, with each bucket serving a specific purpose for your retirement needs. Continue reading Bucket Investing During Retirement
Current market volatility requires investors to reaffirm goals, reassess investments and rebalance portfolios with the goal of sound, long-term portfolio management. By identifying risk characteristics, return goals and time horizon, investor’s are able to balance their portfolio to properly match asset allocations (cash, bonds, stocks, other) to reach these goals.
Warren Buffet has said “Only buy something that you’d be perfectly happy to hold if the market shut down for 10 years.” This pretty much sums up the Buy and Hold strategy. It can be defined as perhaps the most straightforward, passive portfolio management strategy…
You’ve probably been told before to prepare for the unexpected, and that’s good advice. And being prepared for the unexpected includes your finances as well. In the event of a job loss, medical expense, or other form of unexpected financial damage, it’s important to have an emergency fund. So once you’ve asked yourself what’s the worst thing that could happen to you financially, you’ll need to figure out what you’d need should disaster strike…
Those who deal in mutual funds, much like the clients investing with them, are out to make money. There are a variety of different ways they do this, and one of them is through something called a sales load.
The basic idea behind investing is to grow your assets, of course. However, there are certain factors involved in the entire investment process that can take a chunk out of your expected investment returns. Investment fees are one notorious factor, so we decided that we’d look through some of the basics on expense ratios and their potential impact on investment performance…
In an increasingly competitive and technical world, a proper post-secondary education of some sort is more important than ever before. It’s also more expensive than ever before, so being able to invest wisely for education is an extraordinarily important thing. Here, we’ll be covering just the basics of investing for college.
We’d just like to let all of the IAM portfolio management software users who responded to our customer satisfaction survey know that we really appreciated their feedback and that we’ve put together a page detailing the survey results. The results were overall very positive, and we are extremely pleased with both the turnout and community feedback which we can use to further improve the quality of IAM software. You can view a summary of our findings on our new Survey Results page.