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Jeff Benjamin

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Jeff Benjamin writes InvestmentNews’ bi-weekly On Investing column. He also writes stories related to investments, the economy and the markets. An avid golfer and fisherman, Jeff is a self-professed investment nerd "just trying to make a difference and get paid for it."

Recent Articles

Blaming the 401(k) for lack of retirement savings

Aug 26, 2016

Plus: U.S. oil production could derail oil rally, a cash management strategy ahead of October's rule change, and bond ladders still make sense

The risky but necessary bet on dividends for income

Aug 25, 2016

Advisers should not forget overall portfolio construction objectives when chasing dividend yields

Presidential candidates should focus on ETFs in 401(k) plans

Aug 25, 2016

Plus: Saving society through active management, hedge fund investors head for the hills, and eating healthier food that actually tastes like food

Value strategies defy logic in push past growth stocks

Aug 24, 2016

Pinning the value rally on the Fed, hoping for the best

BlackRock chops 10 ETFs with solid returns but limited investor appeal

Aug 24, 2016

Plus: Central bankers have altered the financial world, the ABCs of smart-beta due diligence, and seven steps to transforming your advisory practice

ETF providers scramble to put Aug. 24 'flash crash' in rearview mirror

Aug 23, 2016

One-year anniversary shows lots of effort to calm nerves, rebuild investor trust

Fed officials feel the heat heading into Jackson Hole meeting

Aug 23, 2016

Plus: Kitces breaks down inherited retirement assets, new money market rules, and saving for a dream vacation

When outperformance puts active managers out of business

Aug 22, 2016

Taking on too much risk to stay on top

A case for cash when stock prices are off the charts

Aug 22, 2016

Plus: The end of hedge fund fees, a mutual fund for the marijuana industry, and the economics of not getting married

Advisers ambivalent about emerging markets

Aug 21, 2016

Emerging markets have been on a comeback of sorts this year, but advisers urge caution and remind clients to think long term

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