I have found that the importance of having an investment philosophy—one that is robust and that you can stick with— cannot be overstated. — David Booth, the Executive Chairman of Dimensional Fund Advisors, which he co-founded with Rex Sinquefield. The US stock market has delivered an average … [Read more...] about The Uncommon Average
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What do these two commercials from Betfair Casinos and Interactive Broker that recently aired in New Jersey have in common? One promotes the ability for people to gamble from their homes as if they were at one of the failing Atlantic City casinos, and the other commercial promotes the ability for … [Read more...] about 2 Similar Commercials – Betfair Casinos and Interactive Broker
It’s important to have an investment philosophy just like it’s important to have your own personal philosophy – one you can stick with through time. We at Crimmins Wealth Management have an investment philosophy that we follow. Here it is: We use a highly diversified investment strategy which … [Read more...] about Our Investment Philosophy
What can a hive teach us about playing the market? Plenty, if you know where to look for industriousness, dedication and a clear message delivery. First, I hate bees. I’m highly allergic and after a life-threatening sting sent me to the hospital, I endured shots for the past seven years … [Read more...] about Investing Like a Bee
We were fortunate enough to attend the US Open Tennis Championship in Queens, NY over the Labor Day weekend. It is one of the more enjoyable sporting events due to the ability to choose between multiple matches on several courts. As I had not been to the U.S. Open championship for a few years, I … [Read more...] about Why Invest in International Companies?
Causation is the relationship of cause and effect. We live in a world where we want to believe that most things have a cause and effect and we are always searching for the absolute understanding of why things occur. Do we do this to simplify the reasoning behind why things occur? or Is it that … [Read more...] about Cause and Effect of the Markets?