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I have very fond memories of my childhood; playing in the creek with my brothers, sledding every winter at Embshoff Woods, and spending summers at my grandfather’s pool, to name a few. But I also remember that money was tight, not because I was balancing the family...read more
(from Seth Godin’s blog dated January 30, 2019. Click here for the original post. Seth is the author of more than 18 books that have been bestsellers all over the world. He writes about the post-industrial revolution, the way ideas spread, marketing, quitting,...read more
Many people are driven by fear and greed, and the stock market follows. These emotions were the primary drivers behind the dot.com bubble in the early 2000’s, the real estate bubble in 2006, and the Great Recession that began with aggressive mortgage lending...read more
A few weeks ago, I traveled to Pittsburgh for a weekend long board meeting for CISV USA, formerly known as Children’s International Summer Villages. CISV is an organization I’ve been involved with in one form or another since age 11 and have blogged about in the...read more
From Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. Also available at https://us.dimensional.com/perspectives/the-index-bogeyman Over the last several years, index funds have received increased attention from investors and the financial media. Some have even made claims that the...read more
From Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. Also available at https://us.dimensional.com/perspectives/timing-isnt-everything Over the course of a summer, it’s not unusual for the stock market to be a topic of conversation at barbeques or other social gatherings. A neighbor or...read more
Last week I read something posted by author James Clear that really resonated with me - Intensity makes a good story, but consistency makes progress. At the time, I thought it was a perfect way to describe TAAG’s approach to investing vs. most of the rest of the world...read more
Over the last decade or so, the flow of investments dollars into passively managed funds and out of actively managed vehicles have been an undeniable indicator of the rising preference for this type of investing. According to Morningstar, by the end of 2018,...read more
Have you ever had a waiter or waitress take your order without writing it down? Whenever that happens to me, I am so impressed when my order comes out correctly. In the days when I waited tables, I tried the memory method. I would take an order and recite it in my...read more
From Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. Also available at us.dimensional.com/perspectives/randomness-of-global-equity-returns Investment opportunities exist all around the globe. Across more than 40 countries, there are over 15,000 publicly traded companies. If you...read more
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