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Rick ferri goes all out to present why it is so important to understand the benefit of passive investing. Low cost indexing is the prudent path.

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Quality


Ferris other books tend to be product or topic specific but this one is different


The but has nothing at all to do with the content and i would not take away a star for it

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Quitting the day job to gamble in the market

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    passive and active.
  • Our engine has profiled the reviewer patterns and has determined that there is minimal deception involved.
  • Our engine has determined that the review content quality is high and informative.
  • Our engine has discovered that over 90% high quality reviews are present.
  • This product had a total of 53 reviews as of our last analysis date on Mar 25 2023.

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    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    The first part reviews the academic studies which overwhelmingly show that you are extremely unlikely to beat a broad market index with actively managed funds whether you pick them or hire someone to pick them especially after costs are deducted


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    By the way the portfolios shown in previous of ricks books survived the market colapse and made money for the investor throught out the entire period


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Even though over a year ago i had read other books that advocated this investment approach and i believed that it made sense i really did not do anything about it


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    After reading his book i realized that it made no sense waiting around for some miracle to happen and i have now switched to a passive allocation model using passive investments wherever i was able to do so


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    I consider myself to be a logical person and i have read that past results dont predict future results but i bought the wall street hype that told me that somebody out there has the secret to beat the market


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    I needed this book to beat me over the head and get me out of my stupor


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    These are explained in his other books


    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    A point i need to be reminded of given my penchant to wanting to try to beat the equity indexes book reminds and supports that this is incredibly hard to do over longer time frames

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