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Comparison of Total Return Investing with all the Couch Potato portfolios. The most aggressive Couch Potato portfolio underperformed by 1.4% per year. This difference is a combination of the ETF tracking errors, MERs and the “bond brake” from a more conservative portfolio. Bonds reduce risk and speed, similar to riding the brake while driving. Total…

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Investment advisors and robo-advisors have a massive disadvantage – they are short-term thinkers. You can easily outperform them by learning the skill of long-term thinking. Short-term thinking leads them to select suboptimal investments and focus on the wrong risk. You can clearly see this because nearly all investment advisors and robo-advisors do the “4 Performance…

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