Posts tagged ‘stocks’

Breaking Down the Jargon: Yield vs. Total Return



Making financial decisions is hard enough for the average investor. What makes it even tougher, though, is investing jargon that many people don’t really understand. “Yield” and “total return” are two good examples. An investor comparing one investment’s yield with another…

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The Kenny Rogers of Pension Plans



What does Kenny Rogers have to do with pension plans? Well, nothing really. But as I sat down to write my LDI blog post, I thought about how many plan sponsors gamble with their pension plan investments. As I mentioned in earlier posts, the behavior of the stock market has little to do with the way…

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