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Where's ChrisR when I *need* him?
« on: November 12, 2014, 07:01:46 PM »
I have a daughter asking about how to start investing in equities.  I'm not sure if I have the stamina to bring her up to speed on this.  Besides, at my age/income, our stategies would be lightyears apart.  And i suck at managing equities. Bores me no end.  Anybody here done this for a family member recently and still have some authoritative bookmarks in your folder?
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Re: Where's ChrisR when I *need* him?
« Reply #1 on: November 12, 2014, 07:34:50 PM »
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Longshot: anybody heard of motifinvesting.com ??

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Re: Where's ChrisR when I *need* him?
« Reply #2 on: November 12, 2014, 09:44:19 PM »
I'm no expert BUT at this time "Cash is King"

I'd advise to buy rental property and stay out of stocks until after 2016.

If she must invest in "equities" start with a mutual fund or 2.

"In the Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B) annual shareholders letter, Buffett mentioned Vanguard funds in a big way. Specifically, he recommended that the cash left to his wife be invested 10% in short-term government bonds and 90% in a very low-cost S&P 500 index fund."
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Re: Where's ChrisR when I *need* him?
« Reply #3 on: November 12, 2014, 10:02:16 PM »
motifinvesting:

"There are two smart ways to invest. One is to do the hard work of evaluating individual companies in hopes of turning up an undervalued gem. The other is to buy an index fund or ETF that tracks a broad, well-diversified market, but charges lower fees than traditional mutual funds. Motif investing does neither, which is why itís not as brilliant a way to invest as we are being led to believe."

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/rob-magazine/what-not-to-buy/article17666124/

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Re: Where's ChrisR when I *need* him?
« Reply #4 on: November 13, 2014, 12:41:04 AM »
Can anyone find a free DJIA linear regression or mean reversion charts?