The Dividend Collector

The Dividend Collector

The dividend collector is far less emotionally sensitive to market movements than the traditional portfolio manager.

Periodic Table of Returns: 2010-2019

Periodic Table of Returns: 2010-2019

A year by year ranking of asset returns dating back to 2010. One year’s winner is the next year’s loser: an argument for diversification. Source: Stingy Investor

Top Performing Markets in 2019

Top Performing Markets in 2019

2019 started off questionably. Markets were just recovering off a Dec 2018 bottom. Little did anyone expect what was to come for the rest of 2019. As it turns out,… Read more

Stocks Don’t Always Rise Over the Long Term

Stocks Don’t Always Rise Over the Long Term

Ask any investment professional about the risk of investing in stocks and they’ll likely say that given enough time stocks always rise. Well, the Japanese stock market proves that stocks… Read more

Time to Stop Loving That “Hot” Portfolio Manager

Time to Stop Loving That “Hot” Portfolio Manager

…and by “hot” I’m not referring to looks. Rather, I’m referring to a portfolio manager who is having a hot streak of outperformance. The fact is, manager outperformance is not… Read more

Investing Fees Will Leave You Broke During Retirement

If you’ve been paying attention you probably know that investment fees will reduce the value of your retirement portfolio over time. For example, Questrade argues that by switching to a… Read more

Ignore The ‘Experts’

When you’re looking for insights into the markets or the economy who do you rely on?

Compounding and the Self-Funding Portfolio

Compounding and the Self-Funding Portfolio

The early days of building wealth are a struggle. However, there comes a point when the portfolio is able to feed itself, as illustrated in this post.

Jeff Gundlach on the Next Economic Collapse

Jeff Gundlach, CEO of DoubleLine Capital predicted the election of Donald Trump and the 2007 housing crash. He is now providing insights into the next economic collapse. In 2011, he… Read more

How to Become a Better Investor

How to Become a Better Investor

Most investors barely keep up with inflation.

The S&P 500: Biased and Misleading

The S&P 500: Biased and Misleading

I am a big fan of low cost index investing. So why am I shitting on the S&P 500?

Dying Words of T Boone Pickens

Thomas Boone Pickens Jr. (May 22, 1928 – September 11, 2019) was an American business magnate and financier. Pickens chaired the hedge fund BP Capital Management. He was a well-known… Read more

The Intelligence of Dumb Money

Simple tactics can help you achieve the same (or better) results as a million-dollar team of genius portfolio managers and analysts.