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Housing: The Best Investment in History (On Paper)

By Ben Felix · June 22, 2018 - 0 comments

When I released my videos on whether to rent or buy a home – here and here – I received a ton of comments about real estate as an investment. These past videos were about how to pay for your own housing, versus how to make money by owning and renting property to others. So, let’s take on that possibility today, for my real estate-loving commentators.

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Bayesian Updating and the Small Cap Premium

By Ben Felix · June 19, 2018 - 0 comments

Bayes’s Theorem was developed by a French mathematician, and is named after Thomas Bayes, an English minister in the 18th century. Bayes earned his name on the theorem with a paper titled An Essay toward Solving a Problem is the Doctrine of Chances.

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Optimal Lifecycle Asset Allocation: A Goal Driven Approach to Saving and Spending

By Graham Westmacott · June 18, 2018 - 0 comments

You can now fly nonstop from London to Australia, taking 17 hours and traveling 14,500 kilometers. Imagine it is your responsibility to load the right amount of fuel on the aircraft and chart the flight path. Too much fuel means a higher weight, so fewer miles per gallon, and less capacity for passengers and cargo. Not enough fuel could be disastrous. At best, there will be complaints if the plan is forced to make an unscheduled stop. Depending on weather and other factors you might want to adjust the flight path and flight speed to arrive safely and on time. 

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What you need to know about debt

By Susan Daley · June 13, 2018 - 0 comments

Debt is an everyday fact of life for many. Whether it’s student loans, car loans, or mortgage debt, most of us have experienced it at some point in our life. One of the key things to reduce debt’s hold over you is to understand how it works so you can develop a plan to pay it off over time.

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