The Most Important Investment Decision You’ll Ever Make

“When most people think about investing, they’re thinking about stuff that doesn’t really matter. They’re caught up in the minutiae: What fund should I own? How fast did the iPhone 7 sell out (and are people really going to be okay with no headphone jack)? What sector is going to take off this fall? But Read more about The Most Important Investment Decision You’ll Ever Make[…]

Investing Against the Odds, and the Facts

Carl Richards nails it again: “Let’s go back to the idea of beating the market. I know of no study that contradicts the truth of the high improbability of doing so. Assume we know this fact and do believe it’s very unlikely we’ll beat the market. Why, then, do so many of us act contrary Read more about Investing Against the Odds, and the Facts[…]

Investing 101: Don’t be Fooled by Story Lines

Eric McWhinnie correctly notes: “People have a natural impulse to hear and tell stories. This desire is formed at an early age as parents read bedtime stories to their children and develops throughout adulthood with various forms of media. Unfortunately, storytelling plays a major role in the financial markets, which more often than not, only Read more about Investing 101: Don’t be Fooled by Story Lines[…]