Join Early Retirement Today
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Asset Allocation resources?
Old 12-14-2017, 03:55 PM   #1
Dryer sheet wannabe
 
Join Date: Jan 2014
Posts: 22
Asset Allocation resources?

A few years ago I read a book that discusses AA and gave example AAs for different timelines and risk tolerance. Iíve based my AA off that book. Now I canít seem to remember the title. I want to revisit the ďwhyĒ of my selected AA to see if I want to change it up. I find that Iím for more aggressive than online calculators suggest I be. So I donít really want to use online calculators.
Books/website suggestions?
__________________

frugalthirty is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 Early Retirement and Financial Independence Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

Are you planning to be financially independent as early as possible so you can live life on your own terms? Discuss successful investing strategies, asset allocation models, tax strategies and other related topics in our online forum community. Our members range from young folks just starting their journey to financial independence, military retirees and even multimillionaires. No matter where you fit in you'll find that Early-Retirement.org is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with our members, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create a retirement blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 12-14-2017, 04:53 PM   #2
Give me a museum and I'll fill it. (Picasso)
Give me a forum ...
audreyh1's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Rio Grande Valley
Posts: 20,172
It wasn't Frank Armstrong's book was it? Investment Strategies For The 21st Century | Investor Solutions
__________________

__________________
Retired since summer 1999.
audreyh1 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 12-14-2017, 05:00 PM   #3
Thinks s/he gets paid by the post
GalaxyBoy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: The Beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains
Posts: 1,298
All About Asset Allocation by Ferri

The Intelligent Asset Allocator by Bernstein

And, my favorite resource, the Bogleheads Wiki.
__________________
If you push something hard enough, it will fall over ó Fudd's First Law of Opposition.
GalaxyBoy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-14-2017, 08:59 PM   #4
Thinks s/he gets paid by the post
Onward's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Posts: 1,780
This one fits the description too.

__________________
And if I claim to be a wise man, it surely means that I don't know.
Onward is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 12-14-2017, 09:10 PM   #5
Full time employment: Posting here.
USGrant1962's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2016
Location: DC area
Posts: 715
Quote:
Originally Posted by GalaxyBoy View Post
All About Asset Allocation is a great book - very readable. Ferri told me in an email that he's working on an update (would be the 3rd edition). Should be interesting because he seems to have shifted to a more conservative approach in his more recent public statements. His "new center of gravity" is 30/70 as a starting point for all retirees. See https://seekingalpha.com/article/303...y-for-retirees
__________________
Semi-ER March 24, 2017
USGrant1962
USGrant1962 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-15-2017, 01:54 PM   #6
Give me a museum and I'll fill it. (Picasso)
Give me a forum ...
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Posts: 9,270
Larry Swedroe is another author to check out. He came up with the phrase "ability, need and willingness to take on risk" or something like that. His books like "The only guide to the Right Financial Plan " discuss this threesome in detail and help one decide for themselves how the driving forces behind their decisions should be weighted.
__________________

LOL! is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
TRGL: Toreador Resources Corp semtex Stock Picking and Market Strategy 12 01-31-2008 03:57 PM
Online financial education/resources from an NYU MBA prof fluffy FIRE and Money 3 11-16-2006 04:46 AM
Finite Resources - investment or collapse? veritasophia FIRE and Money 36 07-07-2006 08:38 AM
China and the Final War for Resources Helen FIRE and Money 22 08-03-2005 07:50 PM
Health Insurance Shopping Resources TromboneAl Other topics 19 07-15-2005 07:50 AM

» Quick Links

 
All times are GMT -6. The time now is 06:58 PM.
 
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.