Should You Rock Alternative in Your Lineup?
Stable Value Fund Analysis
The term “alternative investments” may conjure images of classic automobiles, fine wine, rare art and valuable jewels. Some may think about the Honus Wagner baseball card that sold for $3.12 million at auction in 2016. Or about the 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO that sold at auction for a whopping $34.65 million in 2014. Or maybe Read More →
Active vs. Passive Funds
Stable value funds are cash alternative investment options within tax-qualified retirement plans. Similar to money market funds, stable value funds typically invest in high-quality, short-term fixed income assets. The book value of stable value funds are insured via wrap providers, allowing them to ensure principal preservation with the potential to earn a higher interest rate Read More →
The Active versus Passive¹ debate has been with us for a while. Generally, proponents of active management are looking to “beat the market”. For several years, during our recent raging bull market, the average passively managed fund has outperformed the average actively managed fund. Morningstar data revealed that “passive investing is now the mainstream approach,” Read More →