Articles under “Investing insights”

These posts break down the components that impact investing for the long term, such as diversification, fees, taxes, and more.

Buying on the Dip

Over the past five years we have written numerous posts to try to convince our readers that timing the market doesn’t make sense. We’ve provided data that proves the average retail investor loses a significant amount of money from doing what feels right: buying when the market rises and selling when it declines.

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Playing the Real Estate Game (part 2)

In last week’s post we provided the logic for why you should not try to invest in individual real estate properties (beyond your home) or try to pick which real estate market is likely to outperform the real estate market. This week we’ll explain how real estate as an asset class compares to alternative investments, specifically stocks. 

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Playing the Real Estate Game (part 1)

We often get questions from our clients about investing in real estate beyond the home they live in. Many want to put money into investment properties because of the income opportunities or the perception that they know how to pick rental properties based on their experience buying their own home.

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When What Feels Right is Actually Wrong

Buying when the market rises and selling when it declines is human nature. It just feels like the right thing to do.

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