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Have You Been Inoculated Against The Financial Flu?

Estimated Reading Time: 2 minutes Every year about this time most of us go to the doctor or pharmacist for a flu shot. We hope this will help us avoid the misery and discomfort that is common with influenza. While…

Perfection Not Required

Estimated Reading Time: 2 minutes Among the benefits of having literally thousands of client interactions over the years is this…we have seen almost everything! From routine missteps to huge lifestyle altering lapses, we have witnessed these many times. Our purpose…

The Illusion of Solutions

Estimated Reading Time: 2 minutes So much time and energy are needlessly expended every day trying to intellectually solve what is not solvable. Investors and indeed most “advisors” accede to the illusion of solutions, best answers, and strategies that seek…

How To Survive The Coming Correction

Estimated Reading Time: < 1 minute The often unspoken worry of many investors is what to do if a market correction is coming. Well, indeed there will be a market correction in the future, and another one after that. In fact,…

The Belief-Reactivity Hypothesis

Estimated Reading Time: 2 minutes The reason most Americans continue along a self destructive course towards financial disaster has nothing to do with investment returns. Yes, returns matter but they pale in comparison to what you believe, your internal operating…

Stop It! You Don’t Know When Stocks Will Fall

Estimated Reading Time: 2 minutes The “prediction addiction” is alive and well. Everyone on the planet has an opinion about the stock market direction, but mostly these are manifestations of deeply rooted behavioral biases. All forms of media overflow with…

Three Cures for Financial Sickness

Estimated Reading Time: 3 minutes “With confidence gained from more than a decade of fine tuning financial trade-offs and priorities, Joe and Betty are well positioned to achieve their most important life goals.” Such might be a sentence from our…

The “Never Having to Say You’re Sorry” Investment Plan

Estimated Reading Time: 2 minutes Recall the line from Love Story “Love means never having to say you’re sorry?” The line was so important that it was used at different times in the film by both of the lead characters….

Are You Trading One Risk for Another?

Estimated Reading Time: 2 minutes In a recent survey of over 18,000 individual investors conducted by Dimensional (Dimensional 2017 Investor Feedback Survey), 31% of the respondents said their greatest fear was “experiencing a significant investment loss in a market downturn.”…