On Why Money Management Is a Great Business


Using the checklist found here at https://wealthymatters.com/2011/03/01/the-perfect-business/ it’s easy to see why money management is a great business to be in:

1.High profitability. Costs are low .It is possible to operate a money management business out of your home and it’s possible to manage with very few employees.Plus the fees are guranteed and high.

  1. 2.High returns on capital. It costs almost nothing to get into the money management business, growth requires little capital, and there’s virtually no cap ex.

 3.An enormous moat. In this area, money management businesses don’t look so attractive, as there are almost no barriers to entry. On the other hand, a talented money manager is very rare and having one onboard vastly improves the competitive position of any money management business.

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Dealing With The Shortcomings Of The Human Brain

wealthymatters.comSince we can’t overcome the tendency of the human brain to make mistakes while working through heuristics , here is a list of things we can do to reduce the effects of the shortcomings of the human brain.The more we can incorporate these points into our investing procedures and systems , the better the quality of our returns.The checklist is form Whitney Tilson’s ‘How to Avoid – and Profit From – Manias , Bubbles and Investor Irrationality’.

•Be humble–Avoid leverage, diversify, minimize trading

•Be patient

–Don’t try to get rich quick

–A watched stock never rises

–Tune out the noise

–Make sure time is on your side (stocks instead of options; no leverage)

•Get a partner

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