asset allocation

Is Asset Allocation Dead?

Asset allocation, the practice of spreading a portfolio across different investments to diversify risk, failed miserably in 2008 when almost all asset classes fell together. So is asset allocation dead? Yes, and no.


Time to Revisit TIPS

One of the side-effects of the recent market tumult is the drop-off in demand for government securities tied to inflation or TIPS.


Inflation ETFs – Investor TIPS

With inflation in the news, investors and their advisors are looking for ways to preserve the purchasing power of hard earned capital. One popular investment option is U.S. government issued TIPS.