Monthly Archives: May 2016

Five Estate Planning Changes When Transitioning From The Military

As you face your transition, you’re going to encounter any number of obstacles.  Depending on your circumstances, these obstacles can be relatively simple (such as taking off your uniform, sliding into a GS job with very little impact to your … Continue reading

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Back to Basics – Defined Benefit vs. Defined Contribution Pension

Introduction As the military transitions into a new pension system, it’s important to take a step back and look at the concept behind this move.  This article will not go into specific details on the new vs. old plan, but … Continue reading

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Back to Basics – Active Versus Passive Investing

Investing Performance. Most active investors underperform against the index they’re competing against. For example, the 2014 SPIVA (which is basically the Standard & Poor’s scorecard that shows how well actively managed funds perform against various indices) showed that 86.44% of active large-cap mutual fund managers failed to match the S and P 500’s performance over a 1 year period. Continue reading

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