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Don’t Get Soaked by Abandonment Risk (Infographic)

It’s hardwired into our brains: the emotional tendency to leave an investment at the wrong time. When investors sell before an investment reached its peak, or when an investment has dropped in value (essentially buying high and selling low), “abandoning” an investment strategy can be costly…

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Be an Elephant with your defined benefit plan – don’t forget!

2013 was a great year for defined benefit (DB) plans.  A recent report by Mercer said that pension plans of the S&P 1500 companies are now 95% funded, up from 74% a year ago.  Fueled by record high stock market levels, strong contributions by plan sponsors and modest increases in interest…

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