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Roger Nusbaum brings 30 years of investment industry experience into his newest role as ETF Strategist at AdvisorShares.

For many years the Random Roger blog has focused on portfolio construction, behavioral finance, the need for innovative retirement solutions and ETF thought ... more


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Are Capital Markets Ergodic?
Too much trading poses the risk that you end up being correct for the short term but wrong for the long term.
Is It Possible To Save Too Much Money?
This is the time for what used to be the future you, now just you, to benefit from the decisions you made when you were younger.
Is Everything We Know About Retirement Planning Wrong?
Even if you don't think you need to create an additional income stream you probably should anyway. What if the Social Security program actually has to confront cutting the payout? How is your resiliency to that?
Health Insurance Dysfunction
Someone who bought a house ten years ago factoring $500/mo for health insurance to determine how much house they could afford might be in real trouble today having to pay $1500 or $2000 every month for health insurance.
Resiliency In The Face Of Disruption
Whether it's avoiding having to wait hours to buy toilet paper or not having to sell stock at a loss to pay the bills, planning for disruptions is the best way to avoid being crushed by stress.
The Panic Has Subsided For Now
The pandemic doesn't change the long term tendency for equities to move from the lower left to the upper right even if the pace ends up being slower than it used to be or less than we'd like.
A Closer Look At Long/Short Strategies
When it comes to viewing a fund as good or bad I am just as interested in whether it does what it's supposed to do or at least what I think it is supposed to do.
Interesting Volatility Fund
Don't let the fund wrapper scare you.
Bring Me Fama's Head
In the realm of the typical investor just trying to have enough when they retire, the question of whether it makes sense or not to try to navigate around severe market movements is something we've explored many times.
This Is The Next Black Swan
The time to start thinking about what can go wrong is now.
Did The World In Fact Change?
The stock market moves much faster than it should or normally does. December 2018 is one such example, this spring is another.
What If Your Retirement Plan Fails?
Contingency planning is not preparing for what can go right.
Is There Hope For A One Fund Portfolio?
Owning one low-cost balanced index fund is simple, efficient, and effective. These funds may not have a perfect asset allocation or be super tax-efficient, but they solve the riddle...
Your Money Or Your Life
The building blocks for self sufficiency and solving your own problems are things we learn as children. We need to save money for financial resiliency, stay in shape for physical resiliency and learn some life skills to be situationally resilient.
Is The 4% Rule Dead?
The connection between having enough money and financial fragility is that the solutions don't have to involve being wealthy. The solution can be about living below your means and creating optionality so you don't need a million bucks in your IRA.
Have We Entered A Post Americanism World?
The catalyst for this post is fragility of the US way of life exposed by the coronavirus. Most Americans are not financially healthy, and in general we are not healthy enough.
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