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How to Avoid Common Investment Mistakes

As investors, each day we face triggers. Whether they manifest in our conversations with friends and colleagues, or in the barrage of daily media messaging, we are constantly surrounded by information that triggers hard-wired, internal “fight or flight” emotional responses. These responses originated as a means of survival for our ancestors who roamed the African… Continue reading “How to Avoid Common Investment Mistakes”

Top-Down vs. Bottom-Up

There are two common categories of investors: “top-down” and “bottom–up.” These terms refer to an investor’s starting point when approaching a potential investment. Top-down investors begin by evaluating the macroeconomic environment, while bottom-up investors start by researching individual companies. The debate between top-down versus bottom-up investing is not new and there is strong conviction on… Continue reading “Top-Down vs. Bottom-Up”

A Day in the Life

Burgundy is hosting a series of presentations for my colleagues called, “A Day in the Life.” The purpose of these seminars is to open the lines of communication, educate, and demonstrate the value of the roles that we have at Burgundy – how they contribute to our corporate mission to protect and build client capital… Continue reading “A Day in the Life”

Why Own Bonds?

At Burgundy, we believe that the best way to grow wealth over the long run is to own the equity of great businesses. However, we still recommend that many of our clients hold some bonds. With interest rates at record lows around the world, why do we still believe bonds are worth owning? There are… Continue reading “Why Own Bonds?”