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The Crucial Role Bonds Continue to Play Across SMI Strategies

Given recent turbulence in the bond market, does it still make sense to hold bonds in your portfolio?
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Taking Market Turbulence in Stride

It's not easy to remain calm when the financial world seems to enter a period of temporary insanity. These ideas will help.
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How to Set Your House in Order

Unless the Lord returns first, the odds are 100% that each of us will die. When the time comes, will your financial house be in order?
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When a Financial Storm Hits Home

As the economic storm that accompanied COVID-19 continues to rage, here are ways to "batten down the hatches" in your personal finances.
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Black Friday Comes Early, and Other Points to Ponder

An unknowable future becomes more so “In the best of times, predicting the path of the economy with any certainty is difficult. We are now experiencing a whole new level of uncertainty, as questions only the virus can
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An Upgrading Overview: Easy as 1-2-3

Our investing strategy known as Fund Upgrading is based on the idea that if you are willing to monitor your mutual-fund holdings and replace laggards periodically, you can improve your returns.
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Feel Free to Copy and Distribute Our May Cover Article on Trusting in God’s Faithfulness

Several SMI members have responded enthusiastically to Austin's encouraging piece, Trusting God to Work Things Together for Good. "Timely, more than you know," said one. "This one was a real gem," said another. "Tears and
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Memorial Day 2020

Here is the U.S. law related to the observance of Memorial Day. 36 U.S. Code § 116. Memorial Day (a) Designation — The last Monday in May is Memorial Day. (b) Proclamation — The President is requested to issue each
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Money Roundup: Fed Sees New Level of Uncertainty, Faith Sees it Differently, and More

Some of the best investing and personal finance articles from around the web. Fed chair warns this is a “downturn without modern precedent” (NY Times). The central bank seems to be aligning its various presidents under
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SMI on the Radio: Staying Steady When the Market Is Turbulent (audio and transcript)

As the market's wild ride continues, SMI executive editor Mark Biller offered advice about staying as steady as possible in your investing approach on yesterday's MoneyWise Live from Moody
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