People who beat the stock market
Stock Market

The People Who Beat The Stock Market

The biggest refrain you hear from people who think you can beat the stock market goes as follows:

“By definition, 50% of investors do better than the market and the other 50% do worse. Surely it cannot be so hard to be in the first group.” […]

Dogs vs Wolves
Financial Independence

Dogs And Wolves

Fifteen or so years ago, I decided to burnish my educational credentials with an accounting designation.

Having survived the initial set of grueling exams, I was admitted to a year-long “professional development” program.

Sadly, that meant that once a month, I had to spend an entire weekend holed up in a nondescript conference room with a bunch of other accounting conscripts. […]

Make a lot of money
Financial Independence

So You Want To Make The Big Bucks?

“How to build wealth” is one of the top search strings that lands readers on this blog.

Now, wealth is a fluid term.

But let’s say you are gunning for the conventional definition of wealth, which means a seven-figure plus net worth. […]