Entries by Blue Line Investing

Potential Perils of Passive Investing

  According to Standard and Poor’s (S&P), nearly 89% of active mutual fund managers underperformed their benchmarks over five years, and 82% did the same over the last decade ending in 2014. When reading statistics like these, why would any investor consider an investment strategy outside of passive index investing? In other words, why not […]

Why 2008 Was A Great Year in the Stock Market

  There are times in life when the greatest learning lessons come from the harshest experiences. And the lesson learned only arises in hindsight after you have gone through trial and tribulation. I learned my lesson during 2008, and while it was a painful year for most from a financial perspective, in hindsight it was […]