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It’s Not Over ’Til the Swan Sings

Columnist: David Raub
Sep, 2013 Issue

David Raub recounts some solid investment advice in his last column for NorthBay biz.


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If You Want a Story, Read a Good Book

Columnist: David Raub
Aug, 2013 Issue

Volatile stocks are just that.


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Bleeding the Patient

Columnist: David Raub
Jul, 2013 Issue

Stimulating the economy ain’t like it used to be.


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Who's on Top?

Columnist: Richard L. Thomas
Jul, 2013 Issue

There’s more to brand recognition than putting the appellation on the label.


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New Roth Possibilities

Columnist: David Raub
Jun, 2013 Issue

Is a Roth IRA right for you?


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A New Planning Paradigm?

Columnist: David Raub
May, 2013 Issue

David Raub discusses the pros and cons of bypass trusts and portability as they relate to the ATRA of 2012.


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Poisoned Apple

Columnist: David Raub
Apr, 2013 Issue

Some wag once said Wall Street’s goal is to part investors from their money. He wasn’t kidding.


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Kabuki Theater

Columnist: David Raub
Mar, 2013 Issue

Taxes and politics make for an ugly, over-hyped performance.


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What Did You Expect? Part Two

Columnist: David Raub
Feb, 2013 Issue

The current expected stock returns won’t help you sleep at night.


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Ho-Hum Stocks

Columnist: David Raub
Jan, 2013 Issue

High-quality, dividend-growing stocks are boring—but beautiful.


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Run, Don’t Walk

Columnist: David Raub
Dec, 2012 Issue

REITs are a bad idea.


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Please Stand By

Columnist: David Raub
Nov, 2012 Issue

Understanding Home Equity Conversion Mortgage options.


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Found Money

Columnist: David Raub
Sep, 2012 Issue

Married couples should think carefully  about when to start Social Security.


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Risk Budget

Columnist: David Raub
Aug, 2012 Issue

Evaluating your risk tolerance can help guide your investment decisions.


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Reverse Recalculation

Columnist: David Raub
Jul, 2012 Issue

Ignorance of how reverse mortgages work can hurt you—big time.


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What Did You Expect?

Columnist: David Raub
Jun, 2012 Issue

David Raub does the math on future bond yields.


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Volatility to the Fore

Columnist: David Raub
May, 2012 Issue

David Raub analyzes the current stock market upswing.


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Children in Congress

Columnist: David Raub
Apr, 2012 Issue

Excuse me, Senator, but you know that statement is false.


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He Still Doesn’t Get It

Columnist: David Raub
Mar, 2012 Issue

Throwing darts to choose your stocks isn’t a very good idea.


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The Retirement Conundrum

Columnist: David Raub
NBB Top 500, Feb, 2012

Financial repression rears its ugly head through annuities.


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Wrong Answers

Columnist: David Raub
Feb, 2012 Issue

Financial adviser David Raub auditions for a starring role.


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Financial Repression

Columnist: David Raub
Jan, 2012 Issue

If you’ve invested heavily in bonds and CDs, it’s time to restructure your portfolio for better returns.


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Pushing on a String

Columnist: David Raub
Dec, 2011 Issue

Now isn’t the best time to purchase fixed annuities.


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Debt Reconsidered

Columnist: David Raub
Oct, 2011 Issue

David Raub puts the concept of debt into historical perspective for a better understanding today.


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A Passion for Perfection

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Wine and Weather

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