In our recent reading, we came across another useful concept from Morgan Housel. He talks about the three kinds of investment performance:
2. Overall good, but occasionally bad. 292 more words
We have an issue with investment theories that look great on paper but may not help people build wealth. The vagaries of human nature mean that investments which are appealing and popular and those which make money tend to be two different things. 378 more words
One of the staples of conventional investing wisdom is asset allocation—the choosing of broad market sectors, determines investment outcomes. Supposedly, the selection of individual securities within each sector barely matters. 393 more words
A vote scheduled for this Friday regarding the state’s dramatically underfunded public pension system won’t single-handedly solve the problem.
But it could bring into clearer perspective exactly how big the problem is. 29 more words
The phone rings from a prospect looking for a new advisor and, after exchanging a bit of information on how financial planning and investment planning are long term endeavors that go hand in hand, the prospect inevitably asks about performance. 1,224 more words