Reflecting on 25 Years

March 8th marked the 25th anniversary of my first day at JAG. In early 1999, my wife Chris and I had just turned 30 years old. Back then I thought I knew a fair amount about investing. More than two decades later, I realize that successful investing goes hand-in-hand with lifelong learning. Here are a few things I have learned:

  • Successful Investing is simple, but far from easy.
  • Preparation trumps prediction.
  • Costly over-diversification is rampant in the investment industry.

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