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Muscular Portfolios — now monthly

The Muscular Portfolios Newsletter, which has been in beta test, begins monthly publication soon. The newsletter gives away sophisticated investing information that would cost you big bucks at Wall Street banks. Subscribe now for free

Charles Schwab & Co. infographic

Ritholtz likes better infographics

Wealth manager and Bloomberg/Washington Post columnist Barry Ritholz recently posted two market charts, saying Charles Schwab’s was “interesting but terrible” while calling mine “a much better depiction.” Schwab version / Livingston version

Paul Merriman in Venice

Ultimate Momentum Portfolio revealed

I had the honor of moderating a seminar by MarketWatch columnist Paul Merriman (left). To mark the event, I released a whitepaper on ways to improve his strategy’s performance by several percentage points a year. Download the paper

Christine Benz

Tweak adds shine to Morningstar

It’s easy to enhance the “bucket” strategy described by Christine Benz (left), Morningstar director of personal finance. A study distributed at Benz’s recent talk in Seattle shows one simple step that lifts returns and cuts losses. Download the paper

Entrepreneur of the Year award

Entrepreneur prize awarded

The 6th annual Internet Content Summit in New York City gave its Entrepreneur of the Year trophy to Windows Secrets’ pay-what-you-wish policy. This “contribution model” proved that allowing people to set their own fees actually works for online services that readers respect. Read more

Puget Sound Business Journal

Biz journal praises donation model

Developing a profitable business on contributions alone — a little-known management style  — won kudos from the Tech Flash journalist team. The contribution model actually raised more revenue from subscribers to our weekly email newsletter than a fixed price of any given level. Read more

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