Grateful for index fund creator Jack Bogle’s contributions to everyday investing, Gordie Gorsuch, CFA, writes about effective investing on the Simple Truth blog. His calm voice of reason resonates in posts such as “Risk and Return Go Hand in Hand.”
Given the late 2014 rule change and ongoing uncertainty surrounding QCDs, this is a good time to review a few charitable giving basics. By planning in advance, you can ensure your giving strategy benefits from all available tax deductions.
Expectations of all market participants combine to set both stock prices and point spreads. An individual has to be extraordinarily confident (or oblivious) to think they can outsmart the crowd.