June 29, 2011 in Articles & Newsletters | by True North Advisors

"The People vs. Goldman Sachs"

May 26, 2011 – Reading this article written by Matt Taibbi for Rolling Stone, is like Neo choosing to take the "red pill" in the 1999 sci-fi cult movie, "The Matrix." In the movie, the main character Neo is offered the choice between a red pill and a blue pill with the red pill leading to his... Read More

June 29, 2011 in Articles & Newsletters | by True North Advisors

"If You Have the Answers, Tell Me"

May 7, 2011 – Economist Gregory Mankaw wrote this article published in the N.Y. Times. Here's a great, honest quote to start the article: "After more than a quarter-century as a professional economist, I have a confession to make: There is a lot I don't know about the economy." Noting that most... Read More

June 29, 2011 in Articles & Newsletters | by True North Advisors

"Mythical Nirvanas"

March 2011 – In this article by Mitch Anthony for Financial Advisor Magazine, the author makes the case that "people strive for certain lifestyles in retirement, but often find they offer diminishing returns." He boldly states that there are three mythical nirvanas that people strive for only to... Read More

January 12, 2010 in Articles & Newsletters | by True North Advisors

"Addiction to Prediction"

January 1, 2010 – Financial Planning Magazine – (Abstract) Allan Roth writes shares his key takeaways from reading “The Little Book of Safe Money” by Jason Zweig: 1) People don’t like uncertainty or randomness so they look for experts who can make predictions about the markets; 2) We all are... Read More

January 11, 2010 in Articles & Newsletters | by True North Advisors

“Patience, Please, With That Investment Plan”

December 27, 2009 – The New York Times – (Abstract) Those of us who stayed invested in the market and didn’t liquidate their holdings by fleeing into cash captured the most value from the dramatic market rebound in 2009. Senior Editor Paul J. Lim writes how the market advanced from March 9th, 2009... Read More
   

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