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Retirement Planning Questions You May Have Overlooked

By Fisher Investments Editorial Staff, 8/3/2016
Topic: Retirement Investing

Is your retirement planning strategy covering every aspect of your retirement planning years? Learn some things you may have overlooked here.
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Popular Articles

Retirement Planning Considerations: How Much Will I Need?

By Fisher Investments Editorial Staff, 2/18/2016
Topic: Retirement Investing

Special Retirement Planning Considerations for Women

By Fisher Investments Editorial Staff, 11/10/2015
Topic: Retirement Investing

Variable Annuities' Financial Freedom Trap

By Fisher Investments Editorial Staff, 8/26/2015
Topic: Annuities

4 Investment Lessons from 2015

By Fisher Investments Editorial Staff, 1/21/2016
Topic: Investing Tips

Retirement Investing

Retirement Planning Questions You May Have Overlooked

By Fisher Investments Editorial Staff, 8/3/2016

Is your retirement planning strategy covering every aspect of your retirement planning years? Learn some things you may have overlooked here.

6 Signs of Risky Retirement Planning Strategies

By Fisher Investments Editorial Staff, 8/1/2016

During your annual retirement planning review, make sure to look at these 6 signs that you’re taking risks with your portfolio.
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Is Working In Retirement Here to Stay? Part Two

By Fisher Investments Editorial Staff, 6/15/2016

The second part of our retirement series focuses on taking action against fear-based investing.

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Is Working In Retirement Here to Stay? Part One

By Fisher Investments Editorial Staff, 6/15/2016

We present a two-part series focused on controlling your retirement destiny. Part one: plan and budget now.

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Politics

Trumped Up Unemployment Numbers?

By Fisher Investments Editorial Staff, 7/29/2016

During this presidential election, beware of politicians bearing statistics. No matter their party or ideology, it can be hard to sift through, especially if you let political bias guide you.
Don’t Jump to Conclusions on Brexit’s Impact

Don’t Jump to Conclusions on Brexit’s Impact

By Fisher Investments Editorial Staff, 7/25/2016

Recent UK economic data are insufficient to draw any conclusion about the impact of June 23’s vote to leave the EU.

Think Global, Invest Global

By Fisher Investments Editorial Staff, 7/12/2016

Despite recent US outperformance, a global strategy still provides many benefits.

What About America?

By Fisher Investments Editorial Staff, 6/24/2016

So far, our post-Brexit commentary has centered on the UK and Europe—the epicenter of Thursday’s vote, and the region with the highest stakes in the eventual outcome. But what about America, the other half of the “Special Relationship?”

Market Commentary

Oil and Stocks, Hand in Hand?

By Fisher Investments Editorial Staff, 2/2/2016

How meaningful is oil and stocks’ recently high correlation?

Rational Thoughts for Irrational Times

By Todd Bliman, 1/28/2016

Volatility can mess with your mind—always remember to focus on the big picture when things get rocky.

Rounding Up Start-of-Year Fears

By Fisher Investments Editorial Staff, 1/25/2016

A look at the various factors most pundits allege are behind the recent market volatility.

Ken Fisher Reuters Interview: Markets Grinding Through Fears

By Reuters, 11/20/2015

In this Reuters interview, Fisher Investments CEO Ken Fisher says the markets want to grind through the fear of what happened in the terror attacks and what will happen with the interest rate hike.
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Annuities

Why Annuities’ ‘Tax-Deferred Growth’ May Not Benefit Your Retirement Planning

Retirement Planning: Growth or Tax-Deferral?

By Fisher Investments Editorial Staff, 5/13/2016

Ever ask yourself – “What’s more important? Growth or tax-deferral?” We help you answer that.

The Quiet Risk of Inflation on Retirement Planning

By Fisher Investments Editorial Staff, 2/2/2016

Don’t forget about the impact that inflation can have on your retirement planning strategy.

Ken Fisher: Variable Annuities Should Be Illegal

By Fisher Investments Editorial Staff, 10/27/2015

Fisher Investments’ CEO and founder Ken Fisher was interviewed in ThinkAdvisor about his view of annuities—and in particular, why he has a particularly low opinion of variable annuities.

Are Annuities a Wise Choice for Retirement Planning?

By Fisher Investments Editorial Staff, 10/20/2015

If you read the fine print in annuities’ thick prospectuses, it becomes clear many annuities are costly and restricting—and we believe may not be a wise choice for your retirement investments.

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Investing Tips

4 Investment Lessons from 2015

By Fisher Investments Editorial Staff, 1/21/2016

At a time when many are trying to stick to their 2016 New Year’s resolutions, we’re going to offer some of our own based on observations of investor and financial pundit behavior from 2015.

Bet On The Bulls, Not The Sheep

By Ken Fisher, 7/20/2015

In his Forbes magazine article, Ken Fisher explains that while it’s often claimed this bull market is the least appreciated in memory, the problem is our memories.

Is Your Adviser Working in Your Best Interests?

By Fisher Investments Editorial Staff, 7/1/2015

6 Things Your Financial Adviser Doesn’t Want You to Know

You've Got Questions? I've Got Answers

By Ken Fisher, 4/13/2015

Low rates are not an equities catastrophe--and currency movements never, themselves, help you time stocks.