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Ben Taylor

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After completing my MBA I spent a decade in the business world working for firms like Vanguard where I earned ground level experience. This practical background has served me well in my personal finance writing. My work is designed to distil the most important truths from financial research thereby empowering the reader with clear direction. My work includes Ebooks, articles, whitepapers and blog posts. In June of 2016 my Kindle book "The 90 Minute Personal Finance Plan For Life" reached the number one spot on Amazon under Personal Finance.

In this article, we look at how investment bankers can prosper in any financial climate. To understand this resilience we examine how they survived the financial crisis, how the concepts of risk parity can mitigate their portfolio risk, and how a...

The strategy game Othello is famous for carrying the tagline, "A minute to learn, a lifetime to master." Investors today should commit this phrase to mind, it’s a reminder of the limitless challenges inherent to the simple act of buying and...

  As Paul Newman’s character once said, “sometimes nothin' can be a real cool hand.” This statement is apt in understanding the often ignored benefit of investment losses because tax loss harvesting can turn your situation into “a real cool hand.” In...