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{ Monthly Archives } July 2015

Inflation is injurious to your wealth

“Now, here, you see, it takes all the running you can do, to keep in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that!” – Red Queen from the book Alice in Wonderland. Power of compounding is called the eighth wonder of the world, […]

Saving investors from themselves

Saving investors from themselves: First written in Industrial Economist in August 2013 when gold just had started its fall and real estate was still holding on. Link to the original article here :Industrial Economist “The fault, dear investor, is not in our stars — and not in our stocks — but in ourselves…” Benjamin Graham […]

Minimalism in life and investing

Profit from folly, do not participate in it – Warren Buffett Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. – Leornado Da Vinci (1452 AD) MoreĀ is better, is what we are led to believe, in both life and investing. In life through larger house, cars, phones, home theaters. This consumption is led by the belief that one needs […]

Get rich slowly vs quickly – A comparison

Market is a mechanism for transferring wealth from the impatient to the patient – Warren Buffett. In movies sometimes we see that all it takes is one song of few minutes by which time the hero who was washing cars for a living zips along in a chauffeur driven limo ! Real life though is […]

Inner vs outer score card

“If the world couldn’t see your results, would you rather be thought of as the world’s greatest investor but in reality have the world’s worst record? Or be thought of as the world’s worst investor when you were actually the best?” – Warren Buffett. The answer to this question would tell what kind of score […]