Avoid Fund Overlap to Achieve True Diversification in Your Portfolio

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Tweet Identify and Eliminate Overlap for Real Diversification So, you’ve got a nice portfolio with a handful of index funds that include a good mix of growth, value, and various market caps. You’re diversified quite well, right? Not so fast. If you’re like most investors, even though you have a number of funds that you’re […]

How Correlation Between Asset Classes Affects Your Portfolio

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Tweet Proper Asset Allocation Requires Understanding Correlation Coefficients Correlation coefficients? What on Earth does this have to do with creating a diversified portfolio? If this sounds foreign or complex to you, don’t be alarmed. It isn’t nearly as scary as it sounds. You’re probably picturing high school or college math classes, but correlation coefficient is […]