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For the second time in the last few months, my oldest and I spent a few hours surfing YouTube looking at various campus tours and other informational videos on her current list of potential colleges. While only a freshman, Dad apparently passed down some of his early...read more
It’s a Friday night in the late ‘90s. You grab a pizza. Then on the way home swing by Blockbuster to get a couple of VHS tapes, and if you’re lucky enough your parents let you grab a box of candy at the counter before checking out. There are fewer things more...read more
(by Weston Wellington Vice President, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. Original post can be found here and was published on March 10, 2021.) “Everything you don’t understand about money combined with everything you don’t understand about computers.”—HBO’s Last Week...read more
If you feel the only news you read lately is bad news, it might not be your imagination. A group of researchers from Dartmouth and Brown Universities studied all the COVID-19 related news articles published by U.S. major media outlets written since January 1, 2020 and...read more
March 23, 2020 marked the low point of the pandemic induced market crash. On that day, the S&P 500 reached a low of 2,192 before closing at 2,237. This marked a nearly 34% decline from a then record high set just weeks earlier on February 19, 2020. To put this...read more
From time to time, certain items in my blog folder don’t require a full blog post, but still feel like they’re worth mentioning. With a hat tip to the Jeopardy catch-all category for unrelated topics, find some of our TAAG Blog potpourri below. Unemployment Fraud With...read more
Non-fungible tokens, meme stocks, crypto, there’s no shortage of places to put your money these days. FOMO is real, and it’s difficult for even the most disciplined investor to sit on the sidelines when it feels like everyone else is making money. If you’ve got the...read more
(by David Booth, Executive Chairman and Founder, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. Original post can be found here and was published February 11, 2021.) It’s easy to view the stories of market speculation that have dominated the news recently as cautionary tales for...read more
Most of us deal with health care costs only when forced. But health care coverage and medical expenses can make up a large piece of our financial picture at different times in our lives and preparing for them can make the difference between financial stress and...read more
Have you ever tried to bake a cake without a list of ingredients? Would be pretty difficult to end up with something edible right? Whether you’re baking, building or putting together a financial plan, it’s important to have a clear understanding of what your inputs...read more
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