Apologies for the lack of Top Links yesterday, but I was out getting my brain melted by all the ridiculously smart people at the Democratize Quant conference at Villanova University. Shout out to the entire Alpha Architect crew for putting on such a valuable event.
Here’s what I’ve been reading this morning:
- There’s constant debate about active vs. passive investing. Bob illustrates how we are all active managers in some capacity.
- Seeing the trajectory of charts like Amazon gives everyone FOMO. “Why didn’t I just put my whole account into that?!” – Blair demonstrates why diversification isn’t sexy, but practical.
- As Tadas outlines, everyone needs a place to live, but banking on the price appreciation of your home to fund your financial goals is not a smart move.
- For most Americans, making a budget or saving money is like a death sentence. Camilo breaks down why we need to re-think our relationship with money.