How to do asset allocation in 5 minutes

Asset allocation is incredibly important. Fans of the Efficient Market Hypothesis and Modern Portfolio Theory think that it’s responsible for most of the risks and rewards of your portfolio, and I’m inclined to agree. But just because it’s important, doesn’t mean it’s going to take ages to do or require a rocket scientist to help […]

4 Warning signs that you’re taking too much risk (and what to do about it)

Some people like to take risks. Sky divers, racing drivers and people who swim with sharks come to mind. But I’m guessing you didn’t start investing just to take risks. In fact, you’d probably prefer it if the risks weren’t there at all. And that’s entirely reasonable; after all, why should you take risks with […]