This Week/May 14-20

Jonathan Clements  |  May 14, 2017

ELIMINATE DUPLICATION. Many folks have multiple bank and brokerage accounts, multiple funds that invest in the same market sector and even multiple advisors. This can make sense if, say, the goal is to increase FDIC insurance. But often it reflects a naïve notion of diversification—that more accounts somehow mean greater safety. My advice: Simplify—for your sake and the sake of your heirs.

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