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The Odds Are Stacked Against Active Investing, 3 Reasons You Should Consider It Anyway

My financial goal is to be average. That’s right, I desire to be mediocre, ordinary, middling, unexciting, and pedestrian. There’s another synonym for my financial goal, however, that I wouldn’t use: uninspired, because it’s anything but. The genesis of the inspired financial goal of averageness arguably goes back at least to Louis Bachelier’s doctoral thesis at the University of Paris in 1900.