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Inflation is here, that’s why you own shares.

An investor that owns a diversified portfolio of shares, some bonds and property, is already well positioned to withstand inflation over any reasonable time horizon.

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Inflation is here, that’s why you own shares.
How to stay calm when markets fall

How to stay calm when markets fall

At times like these, the human brain craves answers. “When the world turns upside down,” Jason Zweig recently wrote in the Wall Street Journal, “starkly simple views are reassuring. Yet it’s at those very moments that investors need to be even more skeptical about takes that smack of certainty.”

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Market forecasting isn’t like the weather …

Market forecasting isn’t like the weather …

It’s not like gravity or even the weather. It doesn’t follow set laws. On any given day, the stock market represents the collective feelings of all of us. More often than not, those feelings are based on fear or greed. And it is only in hindsight that we recognize our mistakes.

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Navigating Geopolitical Events

Navigating Geopolitical Events

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is an important reminder that geopolitical risk is a part of investing in global markets. Dimensional’s systematic active approach is designed to adjust to new information in real time, including information about geopolitical events and their potential repercussions for markets.

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You can’t put a number on happiness

You can’t put a number on happiness

“What is your number?” That is the catch phrase of a popular advertisement that runs and re-runs amongst financial advising companies.

These types of campaigns are popular as many people will have a jolt of panic at some point just past mid-life, where they think, “Will I have enough for my retirement? I’d better get prepared.” Having a target ‘number’ can help you to understand just how big the mountain you must climb, really is.

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