The Rational Reminder Podcast Episode 9 - Dimensional’s Big Flaw

In Episode 9 of the Rational Reminder podcast we discussed the following:

  • Being a poor grad student

  • Budgeting

  • Stuff does not make you happy

  • Mental overhead is a real cost

  • The Globe’s Financial Facelift disaster

  • Rob Arnott’s slam of Dimensional

  • Are people afraid of stocks?

  • The 10-year anniversary of Lehman’s fall

  • Stories from the financial crisis

  • Volatility in dollars vs. percentage points

  • Automated rebalancing

  • My uncle told me to buy weed stocks

  • What does a rational investor worry about?


The stories we talked about:


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