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All about Asset Allocation: The Easy Way to Get Started (All about)

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Publisher Comments:

Everything you need to know about asset allocation--What it is, how to make it work for you, and more

Praise for All About Asset Allocation:

"All About Asset Allocation offers advice that is both prudent and practical--keep it simple, diversify, and above all, keep your expenses low--from an author who both knows how vital asset allocation is to investment success and, most important, works with real people."

--John C. Bogle, Founder and former CEO, The Vanguard Group

"With All About Asset Allocation at your side, you'll be executing a sound investment plan, using the best materials, and wearing the best safety rope that money can buy."

--William Bernstein, Founder, EfficientFrontier.com, Author, The Intelligent Asset Allocator

"Rick Ferri has done it again.  All About Asset Allocation has the potential to become the classic bible on building investment portfolios the right way."

--Bill Schultheis, Author, The Coffeehouse Investor

"Of the many books on asset allocation, All About Asset Allocation is one of the few excellent ones. Ferri offers practical ways by which to implement and benefit from the strategy."

--Scott Simon, Attorney, Author, The Prudent Investor Act — A Guide to Understanding

Whatever your level of investing expertise, from beginner to veteran, All About Asset Allocation will give you the information you need to know on:

  • How asset allocation works
  • Asset class selection
  • Multi-class asset investing
  • Life cycle investing
  • Rebalancing a portfolio
  • And more

Synopsis:

WHEN IT COMES TO INVESTING FOR YOUR FUTURE, THERE'S ONLY ONE SURE BETASSET ALLOCATION

THE EASY WAY TO GET STARTED

Everything You Need to Know About How To:

  • Implement a smart asset allocation strategy
  • Diversify your investments with stocks, bonds, real estate, and other classes
  • Change your allocation and lock in gains

Trying to outwit the market is a bad gamble. If you're serious about investing for the long run, you have to take a no-nonsense, businesslike approach to your portfolio. In addition to covering all the basics, this new edition of All About Asset Allocation includes timely advice on:

  • Learning which investments work well together and why
  • Selecting the right mutual funds and ETFs
  • Creating an asset allocation thats right for your needs
  • Knowing how and when to change an allocation
  • Understanding target-date mutual funds

"All About Asset Allocation offers advice that is both prudent and practical--keep it simple, diversify, and, above all, keep your expenses low--from an author who both knows how vital asset allocation is to investment success and, most important, works with real people." — John C. Bogle, founder and former CEO, The Vanguard Group

"With All About Asset Allocation at your side, you'll be executing a sound investment plan, using the best materials and wearing the best safety rope that money can buy." — William Bernstein, founder, Effi cientFrontier.com, and author, The Intelligent Asset Allocator

About the Author

Richard A. Ferri, CFA, is president and senior portfolio manager of Portfolio Solutions, LLC, and an adjunct professor of finance at Walsh College in Michigan. He is the author of Protecting Your Wealth in Good Times and Bad, All About Index Funds, and Serious Money: Straight Talk About Investing for Retirement. Ferri is regularly quoted in the media including the Wall Street Journal, Barrons, Businessweek, and Forbes. He has appeared on many financial radio shows and television programs and is a frequent speaker at advisor industry events.

Table of Contents

Forward by William Bernstein; Preface and Acknowledgements; PART I – Asset Allocation Basics; Chapter 1. Planning for Investment Success; Chapter 2. Understanding Investment Risk; Chapter 3. Asset Allocation Explained; Chapter 4. Multi-asset Class Investing; PART II –Asset Class Selection; Chapter 5. A Framework for Investment Selection; Chapter 6. US Equity Investments; Chapter 7. International Equity Investments; Chapter 8. Fixed Income Investments; Chapter 9. Real Estate Investments; Chapter 10. Alternative Investments; PART III – Managing Your Portfolio; Chapter 11. Realistic Market Expectations; Chapter 12. Selecting Your Asset Allocation; Chapter 13. When to Change Your Asset Allocation (NEW CHAPTER); Chapter 14. How Behavior Affects Asset Allocation Decisions; Chapter 15. Portfolio Management Guidelines; Appendix; Glossary of Terms; Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780071429580
Author:
Ferri, Richard A
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill
Author:
Ferri, Richard A.
Subject:
Investments & Securities
Subject:
Asset allocation
Subject:
Investments & Securities - General
Subject:
total market fund, simple average return, small value index, percent bond portfolio, small value stocks, bulletin board stocks, about index funds, total stock market index fund, credit risk premium, alternative asset classes, rolling correlation, proper a
Subject:
Accounting - General
Subject:
guide, how to, book, multi asset, class, US equity, international equity, fixed income, real estate, alternative investment, behavioral finance, market fund, simple average return, small value index, percent bond portfolio, small value stocks, bulletin bo
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Series:
All about
Publication Date:
September 2005
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
336
Dimensions:
9.22x6.34x.82 in. .97 lbs.

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WHEN IT COMES TO INVESTING FOR YOUR FUTURE, THERE'S ONLY ONE SURE BETASSET ALLOCATION

THE EASY WAY TO GET STARTED

Everything You Need to Know About How To:

  • Implement a smart asset allocation strategy
  • Diversify your investments with stocks, bonds, real estate, and other classes
  • Change your allocation and lock in gains

Trying to outwit the market is a bad gamble. If you're serious about investing for the long run, you have to take a no-nonsense, businesslike approach to your portfolio. In addition to covering all the basics, this new edition of All About Asset Allocation includes timely advice on:

  • Learning which investments work well together and why
  • Selecting the right mutual funds and ETFs
  • Creating an asset allocation thats right for your needs
  • Knowing how and when to change an allocation
  • Understanding target-date mutual funds

"All About Asset Allocation offers advice that is both prudent and practical--keep it simple, diversify, and, above all, keep your expenses low--from an author who both knows how vital asset allocation is to investment success and, most important, works with real people." — John C. Bogle, founder and former CEO, The Vanguard Group

"With All About Asset Allocation at your side, you'll be executing a sound investment plan, using the best materials and wearing the best safety rope that money can buy." — William Bernstein, founder, Effi cientFrontier.com, and author, The Intelligent Asset Allocator

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