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The Backcourt Report

We're former basketball players, backcourt teammates in fact. We appreciate a good assist that leads to a score. That's what this blog is about. Through it we offer our investment training and insights...and sometimes a dose of hoops analogy...as an assist to your investment plays.

14 JunThis is How to Prepare


“Prepare for the worst.  Hope for the best.” Reality is most likely found somewhere between those extremes. How can a quote…

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09 JunETFs over Mutual Funds Article


An article on Marketwatch.com titled Why Financial Advisers prefer ETFs over Mutual funds by Robert Powell was brought to my attention…

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25 MayThe Timing of Decisions


After a couple month hiatus (we will announce the reasons for that soon), we’re back in the saddle here on The…

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13 FebThe Triple Threat feat. Deviled Ham


“Same with Domino’s. It is not the best pizza in the world. But it’s pretty good every time, from Baltimore…

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10 FebETFs Mechanics and Tax Efficiency


Most people hate taxes – that’s why they should love ETFs.  Here’s what I mean,  “About 50% of all equity mutual…

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