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Planning a Successful and Meaningful Life in Retirement

Planning for a successful retirement is about much more than just an investment strategy to fund your desired lifestyle. Larry Swedroe and Kevin Grogan’s new book “Your Complete Guide to a Successful and Secure Retirement” takes it a step further and focuses on planning for a meaningful life in retirement.

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Does Money Buy Happiness?

There’s a cliché that money can’t buy happiness. Is that true? Thanks to research from Nobel Prize-winning economist Daniel Kahneman and Angus Deaton, authors of the 2010 study “High Income Improves Evaluation of Life But Not Emotional Well-Being,” we can answer the question: It does—to a point. Larry Swedroe, Chief Research Officer for the BAM ALLIANCE, looks at why understanding how income and wealth can impact happiness plays an important role in retirement planning.

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Putting Panic Into Perspective

Investing in stocks is always risky. Thus, there’s never a green light letting you know when it’s safe to get back into equities. It’s my experience that once you panic and sell, you’re almost doomed to fail. Which is why it’s so important to have that well-thought-out plan in place.

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Explaining the Currency Carry Premium

We access the carry trade in a diversified way (across stocks, bonds, commodities and currencies)—which greatly reduces the crash risk—through investments in AQR’s Style Premia Alternative Fund (QSPRX) and Alternative Risk Premia Fund (QRPRX).

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