Posts tagged ‘why people don’t invest’

Hyperbolic Discounting (or Why Most People Don’t Invest)

Updated: October 20, 2020 | Investing, Mindsetting | 8 Comments

What is hyperbolic discounting, and how is it related to investing? Before I answer that, let me first give you a thought experiment. Below are three scenarios that I want you to consider. Carefully read the question, and answer immediately which among the two given choices you prefer. Scenario A I’m giving you money. Which […]

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Four More Silly Reasons Why People Don’t Invest

Updated: February 22, 2020 | Investing | 3 Comments

A lot of people don’t invest even though they say it’s important. They come up with many excuses, and I gave four reasons already. Below are four more silly reasons that I hear, and why they shouldn’t be. I’m afraid to lose money. Remember inflation? By not investing, you are actually losing money – and […]

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