Fee Debates Are Pointless

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When I started working on my Ph.D. back in 2020, the very first class was taught as a crash course in how to read research, understand the framework through which research was conducted, and to draft up a mock version of a study we’d like to perform. My excited first presentation during the culmination of the class was a study …

No One Is Happy With Taxes

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It has been a common remark over the past few years that taxes seem to have gotten tricky. Whether it be the complex kerfuffle of the child tax credits, the stimulus payments during the pandemic lockdowns, or simply never seeming to get your tax return check from the IRS, no one is happy with taxes as they stand today. However, …

The Tenants of Effective Long-Term Investing

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It never fails that investing lives in a perpetual Schrodinger’s Box of reputation. Investments simultaneously are too risky and also the reason billionaires exist. The market is equally “overpriced” and also “losing too much to buy into right now.” Cash is “safe” yet loses a guaranteed percentage of its value every year. On and on, the paradoxes of an investment …