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Kent Thune, CFP®

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Thu Jun 19

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TFPhilosopher published an article 10:27 PM

How to Build a Low-Cost, Long-Term Portfolio

From the initial plans, to the best design, to the best investment choices, learn how to build a low-cost portfolio of ETFs that can stand the test of time.

Wed Mar 5

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TFPhilosopher published an article 11:21 PM

Can You Guess the Best Stock Index of the Past 15 Years?

Which index would you guess has significantly outperformed all other major stock market indexes over the past 15 years? It's probably not what you'd expect.

Wed Feb 19

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TFPhilosopher published an article 11:30 AM

Why You Are Wise to Ignore Benchmarks -- and Create Your Own

Is your portfolio outperforming the S&P 500? Why is that important to you? It is normal human behavior to compare, categorize and label things. But normal is not always healthy, especially in the world of investing.

Thu Jan 23

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TFPhilosopher published an article 12:26 PM

One Good Reason Your Portfolio Lost to the S&P 500 in 2013

If your portfolio underperformed the S&P 500 in 2013, there is evidence you are doing something right.

Tue Jan 7

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TFPhilosopher published an article 1:38 PM

Why You Should Consider Commodities in 2014

Commodities as a whole have underperformed stocks, bonds, and cash for three consecutive years. Will 2014 be a good year to add commodities to your portfolio?

Fri Dec 27

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TFPhilosopher published an article 2:43 PM

Luxury vs. Necessity in 2014: Consumer Cyclicals or Non-Cyclicals?

Consumer cyclical stocks are on pace to outperform consumer non-cyclicals for the second consecutive year. But will luxury beat necessity again in 2014?

Mon Dec 2

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TFPhilosopher published an article 2:19 PM

Buy, Hold, or Sell Amazon Now?

Amazon is getting headlines for Cyber Monday and CEO Jeff Bezos is touting his new helicopter drone package delivery idea. But do investors have compelling reasons to buy or hold the stock now?

Fri Nov 15

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TFPhilosopher published an article 1:03 PM

3 Investing Lessons From the Twitter IPO

Initial public offerings, or IPOs, are not really for the public -- at least, not in the way you might expect. But who needs IPOs when investors have better alternatives for enhancing portfolio performance?

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