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Be a Disciplined Investor: Avoid the Behavior Gap

A diversified portfolio isn’t enough: learn to be a disciplined investor to avoid the behavior gap. Behavioral finance teaches us about investment biases.

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VTSAX vs VTI: Buy the Total US Stock Market & Alternatives

We’ve been collecting tiny slices of thousands of companies over the years. Let’s compare frugal ways you can too with low-cost index funds: VTSAX vs VTI, SWSTX, FSKAX.

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Index Funds vs Individual Stock Investing: My Costly Mistake

Why pick stocks or index funds (ETFs and mutual funds)? The destruction of half my net worth in my 20s during the Great Recession offers up some lessons.