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Entries for May 2018

16
Begin Reconstructing Your Family Stories

Ready to start working on your family history? Guest author Annette Burke Lyttle of Heritage Detective offers strategies and tips to get started! From DNA tests to family trees, this fun article is your start to becoming a beginner genealogist.

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When Rates Go Up, Do Stocks Go Down?

Should stock investors worry about changes in interest rates? 

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Timeless Maxims

Savant started managing money in April of 1993. The then, far-fetched concept of managing investments in a disciplined, evidence-based, fee-only, fiduciary way was unique and, frankly, on the fringes. At the time, index funds represented less than one percent of all mutual fund assets and ETFs were in their infancy. Asset allocation and broad global diversification were ivory tower academic concepts that retail investors did not understand and mostly ignored.

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Market Update – April 2018

Global stocks finished the month up 0.9% with international large value stocks leading markets, up 3.1%. One market segment that experienced weakness last month was emerging markets, down 0.4%. Global bonds generally produced slightly negative returns, as yields rose. Increased market volatility in 2018 has resulted in low or negative returns for most stock and bond markets year-to-date.  

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