TellTale Chapter 26

if you cannot spare the time or summon theinterest to do it yourself, there’s no reason to feel any shame in hiringsomeone to pick stocks or mutual funds for you. But there’s oneresponsibility that you must never delegate. You, and no one but you,must investigate (before you hand over your money) whether anadviser is trustworthy…

TellTale Chapter 24: Asset Allocation

We recommended that the investor divide his holdings betweenhigh-grade bonds and leading common stocks; that the proportionheld in bonds be never less than 25% or more than 75%, with theconverse being necessarily true for the common-stock component;that his simplest choice would be to maintain a 50–50 proportionbetween the two, with adjustments to restore the equality…

Chapter 23: Unless you are willing to focus on it everyday, Index Funds are the way to go

If you have neither the time nor the inclination to do quality research on your investments, then investing in an index is a good alternative. Graham said that the defensive investor could get an average return by simply buying the 30 stocks of the Dow Jones Industrial Average in equal amounts. Both Graham and Buffett said that getting even an average…

TellTale Chapter 21 A world of abundance

Awake, arise, and assert yourself, you dreamers of the world. Your star isnow in the ascendency. The world depression brought the opportunity you havebeen waiting for. It taught people humility, tolerance, and open-mindedness.The world is filled with an abundance of OPPORTUNITY which thedreamers of the past never knew.A BURNING DESIRE TO BE, AND TO DO…

TellTale Chapter 7

The greatest thing this world has to offer is the promise of tomorrow. It can be extremely terrifying and exquisitely beautiful. The greatest thing though is that we have the ability to prepare for the future. We can actually set it up in such a way that we might be able to create an even…

TellTale Chapter 5

“Seek to associate thyself with men and enterprises whose success is established that thy treasure may earn liberally under their skillful use and be guarded safely by their wisdom and experience. Thus, mayest thou avoid the misfortunes that follow most of the sons of men to whom the gods see fit to entrust gold.” The…