Friday, May 14, 2021Volume 2, Issue 27 “The best index to a person’s character is (a) how he treats people who can’t do him any good, and (b) how he treats people who can’t fight back.” — Abigail Van Buren, Dear
Friday, April 23, 2021Volume 2, Issue 24 “Everyone who wants to know what will happen ought to examine what has happened: everything in this world in any epoch has their replicas in antiquity.” — Niccolò Machiavelli Articles The Corporate Tax Burden: Facts
Friday, April 16, 2021Volume 2, Issue 23 “It is well known that humor, more than anything else in the human make-up, can afford an aloofness and an ability to rise above any situation, even if only for a few seconds.” —
As an investor, are you making rational decisions when it comes to taxes?
Everyone obviously likes to think that they are rational, but it is quite likely that tax considerations have hurt your results over time. However, hindsight bias and a human tendency to remember triumphs while relegating errors to the deep recesses of memory makes it likely that we have forgotten cases where tax considerations hurt us.