Evidence based medicine has been all the rage for the last 10-15 years.  But many physicians don’t realize that investing/finance has its own journals, its own literature, its own studies, and its own data.  Just like medicine, there is still some art to investing, as there is not data for everything, and markets are complicated just like people.  But there is definitely a science to it, and if you do not understand current and past investing theory, and the history of financial markets, you’re doomed to make some boneheaded mistakes.

This is a collection of posts designed which help you to understand the science of investing.

Expected Returns

The Rule of 72

Safe Withdrawal Rates-The 4% Rule

How to Calculate your Return

Compound Interest- Future Value of Money

Avoid Actively Managed Mutual Funds

Safe Savings Rate

Percent of Income Needed In Retirement