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Your best defense against getting drawn into too-good-to-be-true investments lies in understanding a bit about psychology. The marketplace is masterful at using greed to entice you into buying something. Back in the late 1990s one of the most common emails I received from readers was about commuting a pension – i.e., taking it in a cash lump sum rather than as regular pension payments. MORE
“Where’s the beef?” That line originated in a 1980s commercial for Wendy’s. It quickly became the catchphrase for all those seeking quality, value for money and good service. These days, mutual fund investors are asking the same question when they survey investment returns which, despite the strong market performance of early 2012, are often in the low single digits or even negative over three and five years. MORE