Diversification

Lessons from the Game of Risk

By Ralph Bender, MBA, CFP®

To accomplish any goal in life, especially financial goals, there needs to be some concentrated effort to get started, moving in the right direction.

Watch the Right Signals

By Ralph Bender, MBA, CFP®

With five inbound lanes, including a state highway, a connector to an Interstate, and Main Street changing from two to one way, everyone passing through my hometown.

The Wise Owl

By Ralph Bender, MBA, CFP®

When I turned off the bridge and onto the levee an owl startled into flight, chased up the Brodhead Creek by four crows. I watched intently for the next quarter mile of my run.

What Is Asset Allocation?

By Enduring Wealth Advisors

It's important to understand the different asset classes and the role they may be able to play in your financial strategies.

Understanding Inflation-Indexed Bonds

By Enduring Wealth Advisors

Government bonds are a mainstay of many savers and long-term investors because they carry the full faith and credit of the U.S. government.1 However, government bonds can pay low returns relative to other investments, and risk being outpaced by inflation. In an attempt to remedy this situation and encourage more people to increase their savings, […]

Understanding Bond Investing: It’s a Matter of Balance

By Enduring Wealth Advisors

It’s a common misconception to think of bonds as “plain-vanilla” investments that are appropriate only for certain types of people, such as financially conservative retirees. But in reality, bond investments may have the potential to add stability to a portfolio and help reduce overall investment risk — regardless of your age or financial outlook. What […]