Harvard paper on stocks vs property vs bonds

Harvard paper on investment returns of stocks vs property vs bonds, 1870-2015

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I am very often asked how investing in stocks compares with investing in property (aka “real estate”) as far as long-term investment returns. Many of us who’ve been in the market for a few decades have seen rents and property prices in many cities double, triple, or more, while I hear far more mixed experiences […]

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US 403(b) Plans’ High Fees Eat Teachers’ Retirement Plans

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One of my main missions as a fee-only investment advisor is to shine light on how every day professionals can best save and invest for retirement, and know exactly what they’re paying for such services and what they get from those services. I was glad to see this latest Barron’s article highlighting US teachers’ 403(b) […]

Concubine definition in Hong Kong inheritance ordinance

“Concubine” still appears in Hong Kong Inheritance Law

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When reading through the Hong Kong’s Cap 481 Inheritance (Provision for family and dependents) ordinance, I was quite surprised to find the words “concubine” and “concubinage” not only appears and is defined, but is used a total of 10 times in just this law. I’m in no place to comment any further on it, other […]

Elon Musk loses investors billions, takes home >$500mio

Elon loses investors billions, takes home over $500 million

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When coming up with lists of stocks to avoid investing in, starting with companies with the most excessive executive compensation can often be a good place to start. While I do believe top-talented executives should be paid well for making us shareholders wealthier, I feel I get a better sense each year of which multi-million […]