The case against socially responsible investing (SRI)

Abstract: As attractive as it sounds, investing with a bleeding heart only leads to a bleeding portfolio.  Socially responsible investing costs both you and the causes you care about a lot of money and goodwill.  There are better ways to both invest your money and affect positive change in the world. Specifically, over 10 years […]

ETFs vs. mutual funds

Previously, I showed how low-cost, passive mutual funds can save you money versus actively managed funds that try to beat the market.  And in this post, I am here to tell you that ETFs can accomplish the same thing, and maybe even do it better. Giving credit where credit is due, this article wouldn’t have happened […]

Save money with low cost mutual funds

Investing in low cost mutual funds versus regular or actively managed funds is one of the easiest ways to save a lot of money.  I have written before about saving money the easy way by cutting back on recurring contractual expenses like bills and mortgage payments… mutual funds are no different. (Update: it turns out […]