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The Art of Boring Blog

Our belief is that investing is rich in lessons that can be applied to life, and life is rich in lessons that can be applied to investing. Our Art of Boring Blog considers both. We will share tools, strategies and ideas that will enable you to make better decisions – investment or otherwise.




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Jun 24, 2015

Millennials: Stop Making this Investing Mistake

At a recent CFA conference, Patrick O'Shaughnessy, a portfolio manager at O’Shaughnessy Asset Management, spoke about the investing behaviour of Millennials (those born between the early 1980s and early 2000s). In his presentation, O’Shaughnessy proposed that these young investors are making three big investment mistakes:

Jun 15, 2015

An Imperfect Signal

What should investors make of the recent moves in bond yields?

Jun 05, 2015

(Not) Boring Links – June 2015

Not everything below is technically about investing—but everything relates back to investing or decision-making in some way.

May 27, 2015

When Less is More: Overcoming the “Do Something Bias”

We often feel the urge to act – even when the best strategy is to do nothing.
When is less really more?

May 20, 2015

Curious George

It’s hard not to love Curious George.  It’s an unfair contest really—here’s a cute little monkey who, with the best of intentions, constantly gets into trouble as he explores the overly-structured world around him!  There is something about his curiosity that excites us.

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