Don’t Make These Investment Mistakes!

By Eve Kaplan, Certified Financial Planner™ The investment world is a confusing, opinionated and noisy place. Here are 2 classic investment mistakes that are very common: 1) trying to time markets and 2) stock-picking your way to investment success. Mistake One:...

Invest Like a “Tortoise” — Not Like a “Hare”

by Eve Kaplan, Certified Financial Planner(R) Aesop’s “The Tortoise and the Hare” is a perfect metaphor for the way people go about investing their money. As you recall in the fable, the hare brags about his ability to beat the tortoise and is overly confident about...

Market Forecasts: Helpful or Useless?

By Eve Kaplan, Certified Financial Planner® The financials industry spends a lot of time and money on preparing stock and bond market forecasts – especially at this time of year —  but are they “helpful” or “useless” when it comes to making investment...