Rather than trying to predict the future, wouldn’t it be great if there was a way to draw information about expected returns from the market itself? Luckily there is. Through scientific and evidence-based investing, you can take a less subjective and more systematic approach to investing. In this episode, Christian Newton, Vice President of Dimensional Fund Advisors, joins the show to discuss the scientific perspective on investing, particularly how it relates to the investor.

Listen in as Christian explains where we often see a gap in investment returns and investor returns, as well as his advice for tuning out the noise when it comes to investing. You will learn why you shouldn’t sell in a market downturn, what you can do to ensure your finances are stable and how to create a good investment plan.

What You’ll Learn In Today’s Episode:

  • How to use science in your investing.
  • Why you shouldn’t sell your investments in a market downturn.
  • How evidence-based investing can increase your success.
  • Why so many investors fail to get an average return.
  • Why we see a gap in investment returns.
  • What we can do to ensure our finances are working for us.
  • How to create a good investment plan.

Ideas Worth Sharing:

“There is a scientific way to set up investments to put the chances of success in your favor.” – Christian Newton

“Many people sell low and buy high, which is the opposite of how one achieves bigger returns.” – Christian Newton

“You should let your investment plan decide when you buy and sell, not your emotions.” – Christian Newton

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