It's not often I get the opportunity to write a book review for our fellow teammates and the best authors on our website -- Elisabetta Basilico and Tommi Johnsen! If you haven't read Elisabetta and [...]
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If you are looking for an applied framework for tackling the topic of financial planning, you should read Your Complete Guide to a Successful and Secure Retirement, by Larry Swedroe and Kevin Grogan. This book [...]
Behavioral psychology is going mainstream in American culture, from Michael Lewis’s “Moneyball,” to recent Nobel prizes won by behavioral economics giants Daniel Kahneman and Richard Thaler. While there has been a spate of recent books [...]
Trend-following is something I've struggled with for years -- always felt like voodoo magic and data-mining. That said, I finally came around to appreciating the practice after a ton of research replication efforts, independent research. [...]
Psychology permeates nearly every area of human endeavor. In the world of investing, for instance, psychology can help us understand the systematically poor decision-making that drives the academic anomalies explored on this blog. One cannot [...]
A few months ago I had the pleasure of hearing Sarah Newcomb speak at a recent Morningstar ETF conference. She was extraordinary. Although I only caught the last 20 minutes of her talk, she had [...]
Investing can perhaps be best learned through a combination of applied practice and continuous study. While there is no substitute for real-world experience and the valuable lessons learned from making and losing money, reflecting on [...]
For many people, navigating the road to long-term family wealth creation can be a challenging process. This is because families, especially young ones, may be thinking more about minivans and mortgages than about asset allocation [...]
When considering the prospects for an early-stage business, it’s hard to know the right ingredients for success. You might assess the firm's business model, and value proposition. You might look for diverse traits in the [...]
Although randomness is all around us, we often fail to recognize the profound role it plays in our lives. Evolutionary biology and faulty intuition lead us to make mistakes that can radically distort our perception of [...]