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Four Dangerous Investing Misconceptions

Estimated Reading Time: 2 minutes There are four dangerous misconceptions about investing that can easily unravel even the best financial plans. Many high-income earners fall prey to these misconceptions because they fit easily within the common, but errant, narrative about…

Risk and Return are Inseparable; Diversification is Essential

Estimated Reading Time: 2 minutes One of the most damaging myths that Wall Street brokers spread is that somehow, someway, you can obtain high returns with low risk. This is objectively untrue. Different investments have different expected returns, largely based…

The Two Best Ideas of the Past Half Century

Estimated Reading Time: 2 minutes Check out our video for Insights on the Two Best Ideas of the Past Half Century. Evidence Based Investing I was recently reading through a book of quotations from Dimensional highlighting the power of great…

Ideas Versus Impulses

Estimated Reading Time: 2 minutes The main theme we want to communicate during 2016 is that of Ideas versus Impulses. In periods of stress, our brains often switch into panic mode and it is easy to undo well-laid plans in the midst. Without a strong undergirding philosophy, panic overwhelms logic…