One of my biggest mistakes: how confirmation bias kills investments

About a year after the last big stock market crash in 2009, I got it in my head that we were all in for a “double dip” and that the second crash was not only imminent but that it would be worse than the first.  After all, this had happened before: the infamous stock market rout of 1929 was only…

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Stop saving for retirement, start saving for financial independence

Retirement planning is a multi-billion dollar industry. If you are conscientious enough to save, there’s a good chance you are saving for retirement. Have you asked yourself, Why? Is retirement the right goal for you, or just a cultural norm that has been accepted prima facie? I think it’s time to stop saving for retirement and start saving for financial independence. In this…

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