Not-Invented-Here-Bias

saving and investing should be boring, find excitement somewhere else

Last week I wrote about expensive Mutual Funds / Unit Trusts and their cheaper (and better) alternatives called Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs). You still don’t buy it. Ok, that might be my fault because I am simply not convincing enough…

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Are you in control?

The desire to feel like we’re in control seems to be a very basic human need. Are you in control?  Do you like to control your environment? Well?  Were you successful in that endeavour?  C’mon, be honest. Because—Control—is an illusion! Let me give you an example…

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Don’t do envy

Dick und Doof - stop and think to avoid biases

The GSS – the Great Singapore Sale is upon us again.  And I am not talking about the Singapore stock market here. It’s an opportune time to remind ourselves of that one emotion that is the cause of the lack…

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We are society

Celebrities Speak Out on Fame & Materialism The chap at the end of that video, Tom Shadyac, is a very remarkable personality.  He made millions of dollars producing and directing Hollywood movies (Ace Ventura: Pet Detective, Liar Liar, Bruce Almighty).  Then back…

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