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Financial Facelift Folly

The recent Financial Facelift received some critical response. While some of it was deserved, it points to larger issues in the investment industry.

Ryan Sep 04, 2018
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The Dangers of Defining Yourself as a Growth or Value Investor

When talking to someone about investing, the question of ‘what style of investor you are’ often comes up early in the conversation. It gives an individual a bit of a sense of who they are dealing with and the context with which they can talk stocks and investing.

Typically, a response will be either ‘growth’ or ‘value’ and I would bet that a surprising majority of investors would call themselves...

Ryan Jul 24, 2018
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What is Risk in Investing?

Two views of risk 

In the context of investing, you hear the word on a daily basis. High or low-risk, risk on and off, risk tolerance, risk willingness, longevity risk, you name it. It is a single, simple word but can mean very different things to different people.

While risk can mean something different to everyone, it is a fundamental aspect of investing and one needs to understand not just what risk is but what risk means to the individual...

Ryan Jul 16, 2018
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