Mental Warfare

Mental Warfare

We all have a worrier inside of us. The objects of our worry seem endless: health, loved ones, career path, investments, social status etc. And to top it off, when we realize we’re worrying we berate ourselves for worrying too much. It seems like an endless...
The ETF Disease

The ETF Disease

In his excellent book, Factfulness, Hans Rosling shares a story that highlights a valuable lesson: Before modern medicine, one of the worst imaginable skin diseases was syphilis. The microbe that caused this disgusting sight and unbearable pain had different names in...
The Dow Jones Industrial Average

The Dow Jones Industrial Average

While much of 2018 has been slow and steady, let’s remember: the Dow Jones Industrial Average slid over ten percent in two weeks, between January 26th and February 8th.  Yes, the drops can happen quickly. The old cliche still works: markets usually climb up the...