Cash Is King Again

Over the last decade investors and savers have grown accustom to low yields on cash and cash equivalent investments. Miniscule returns on cash has forced many investors to reach for yield and step into riskier asset classes to maintain the value of their money (keep pace with and/or exceed inflation)…

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The Race to Zero in Trading Fees

Just in this past week Fidelity, TD Ameritrade, Schwab, and E*Trade have all slashed their online stock trading fees in what appeared to be a well-coordinated effort. Fidelity reduced its fees from $7.95 to $4.95, TD Ameritrade reduced its fees from $9.99 to $6.95, Schwab reduced its fees from $6.95…

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