Dan Solin’s blogs are originally posted on The Huffington Post website.

Dan Solin is The New York Times' best-selling author of the Smartest series of books. His next book, The Smartest Sales Book You'll Ever Read, will be published in March, 2014.

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Your Investing Confuses Academics

By Dan Solin · January 9, 2018 - 0 comments

Academics are fascinated by the way you invest. You shouldn’t be flattered by their interest. They engage in sophisticated analysis in an effort to explain why you invest in a way that so irrational. The underlying premise of their studies is that your investing behavior makes no sense. I find that assumption — with which I am in complete agreement — just as intriguing as their explanations.

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Bitcoin in Perspective

By Dan Solin · December 12, 2017 - 0 comments

The rapid rise in price of Bitcoin has generated intense speculation about the future of cryptocurrencies. It’s instructive to take a closer look at some of the commentary about the future price of Bitcoin, because it tells you a lot about speculation, investing and financial journalism.

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A Hidden Danger Few Investors Understand

By Dan Solin · December 5, 2017 - 0 comments

Over the years, I’ve written extensively on how to invest intelligently and responsibly, based on sound, peer-reviewed evidence. Together with many others, I’ve extolled the virtues of low management fee index funds, global diversification, keeping costs and fees as low as possible and avoiding or deferring taxes. I’ve warned you about the peril of listening to anyone who claims the ability to pick outperforming stocks, or predict the direction of the market or select the next “hot” mutual fund manager.

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