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Charles D. Ellis is a consultant to large public and private institutional investors. He was for three decades managing partner of Greenwich Associates, the international business strategy consulting firm. He serves as Chair of Whitehead Institute and as a director of Vanguard and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. He has taught investing at both Harvard and Yale and is the author of 15 books, including the bestselling Winning the Loser's Game.
It All Starts with Saving.
First Do No Harm.
Start Saving Early: Time Is Money.
The Amazing Rule of 72.
Small Savings Tips.
Big Ways to Save.
Let the Government Help You Save.
Own Your Home.
How Do I Catch Up?
Nobody Knows More Than the Market.
The Index Fund Solution.
Don't Some Beat the Market?
Index Funds Have Big Advantages.
Diversify Across Asset Classes.
Diversify Across Markets.
Diversify Over Time.
IV. Avoid Blunders.
Beware of Mr. Market.
The Penalty of Timing.
V. Keep It Simple.
Review of Basic Rules.
Asset Allocation Ranges.
Investing in Retirement.
A Super Simple Summary.
Appendix: Save on Taxes Legally.
Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs).
Tax-Advantaged Saving for Education.
About the Authors.