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Missing Out on Investment Returns

2009 until now, 2020, it’s been an impressive decade for investment returns. We recovered from a crash in 2009 and have seen impressive returns ever since. But not all of us profited – many of us missed out on these investment returns. I had just finished residency in 2009 and had a decent chunk in […]

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Compounding Returns Are Worth Millions

I gotta give my mom credit, she tried to get me to set some money aside starting at age 18. She opened a mutual fund savings account for me and contributed $50 every month to it. Some time towards the end of college I raided the account, never realizing what I did to the potential […]

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Investment Performance & Profits

Eric is one of my regular climbing partners whom I boulder with in the middle of the week. He recently switched to working nights and even though we were advancing together on par, his gains have halted. We climb the same schedule as before. We run the same drills and we are pushing each other […]

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Your Investment Portfolio Is Likely Underperforming

There are forums, blogs, and podcasts dedicated to those wanting to improve their investing game. The average investor has underperformed the market and likely will continue to underperform due to the multitude of behavioral biases intrinsic in us. From the above, even though REITs performed at 11% or S&P500 performed at 8%,┬áthe average investor only […]