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Ensure that Your Portfolio Is a Winner: Diversify!

Ensure that Your Portfolio Is a Winner: Diversify! by Jeff Holland{1:30 minutes to read} According to Nobel Prize winner and economist Harry Markowitz, diversification is the only “free lunch” in economics. The smartest investors diversify—by doing so, you drastically minimize risk and the potential sabotage of your financial future.

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Ignore the Fed!

 Ignore the Fed! by Jeff Holland{Read in 1:50 minutes} The federal government—”the Fed”—is interesting. It’s fun to talk about, much like a sporting event or celebrity gossip or the latest health scare. And it is just as much the subject of daily headlines as those news items.

Financial journalists love to report the Fed’s every financial movement, trying to make it relevant to investment. Some advisors play along, pretending they can predict markets based on the Fed, in hopes of attracting investors and motivating them to keep making transactions. Some say that the interest rates move and the Fed follows.

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