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RESOURCES

Welcome to the Resource Blog! 


Here you will be able to find communications from the RIM team as well as helpful resources and articles.

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Guest Post: Behavioral Finance and Investing: Are you Trying Too Hard?

Everyone makes mistakes. It’s part of what makes us human. Because humans understand their actions are sometimes flawed, it was perhaps inevitable that the field of psychology would develop a rich body of academic literature to analyze why it is that human beings often make poor decisions. In this blog we talk about behavioral investing and the role that bias plays in investment decision making.

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Estimating Future Returns

If we have current earnings yield, a reasonable assumption for long-term growth, a time horizon and an assumed exit valuation, future returns becomes a math problem.

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Seven Things I've Learned In My Career

Plans change, but don’t fail to plan. My life was planned out, with contingencies, and contingent contingencies. Things did not usually go as planned, and life has been exciting. Having sensible plans and being willing to adapt them is important.

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Is It Time To Sell The Rental House?

The most up to date national home value information I found goes through April, and shows a long steep rise in home prices, followed by an inflection even steeper. This is consistent with the bubble paradigm where investment bubbles have steady increases in value culminating in a “blow off top” where greed and fear of missing out takes over to push values to unreasonable levels. I do not know whether houses are in a bubble, but the evidence, including this chart, point to that conclusion.

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