We all believe we’re more empathetic than average, which is statistically impossible. Empathy is too often discussed in abstract terms, leading to misleading conclusions.
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The next time your broker recommends you buy an individual stock, just say this: I follow Solin’s Rule. I don’t want to try.
Try to avoid giving advice when you aren’t confronted with an unambiguous request for it. This suggestion applies in all contexts.
From 1990-2012, economists correctly forecasted only two of 60 recessions that occurred around the world a year in advance.
It’s critical for financial advisors to demonstrate their unique qualities on your website. One really effective way to do that is through video.
Over a 15-year period as of December 31, 2018, 49% of actively managed, US based mutual funds went out of business. A 50% failure rate for anything is high.