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Divorce: Unveiling The Unspoken Truth

Savvy Ladies Founder Stacy Francis discusses insights about women’s relationship to money before, during and after divorce, as well as the four most common paths to divorce and pitfalls to avoid in the process. Stacy Francis discusses insights from her 2017 white paper, “Unveiling The Unspoken Truth: The Financial Challenges Women Face During And After …Read More.

Tips to Help Teach Your Children About Money

BAM ALLIANCE member Stuart Vick Smith offers five tips for helping to teach your kids about money. As parents, we continually struggle to pass knowledge on to our children. Unfortunately, sometimes financial knowledge is left off the list or lost in translation. To prevent that happening, consider the following five tips to help teach your …Read More.

Stress-Testing the Volatility Risk Premium

Larry Swedroe on research into how VRP portfolios fare in market crises. There are a multitude of alternative investments for investors to consider, largely because Wall Street is exceptionally good at creating products, and at creating demand for those products, even when there shouldn’t be. However, among the many alternatives from which to choose, there …Read More.

The Problem of Scope

Add diseconomies of scope to the list of hurdles that active managers already face. Larry Swedroe unpacks research that shows even successful active management tends to contain the seeds of its own destruction. There is a large body of overwhelming evidence that shows past performance is, at best, a poor predictor of active managers’ future …Read More.

How to Avoid Letting Money Destroy your Relationships

We can better understand how we deal with money if we first better understand ourselves, because money only gets the standing that we give it. Tim Maurer on ways to find money’s rightful place in our lives and relationships. Money destroys relationships because people can’t compete with money. Money, after all, doesn’t disappoint you, or express …Read More.