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A weekly reality check on sensible investing and financial decision-making for Canadians. Hosted by Benjamin Felix and Cameron Passmore.

Sep 10, 2018

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?


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