10 Popular Investing Beliefs We Should Be Questioning

NLW dives into a viral twitter thread asking people which financial conventional wisdom they disagree with.

CoinDesk Insights
Oct 1, 2020 at 6:59 p.m. UTC
Updated Sep 14, 2021 at 10:03 a.m. UTC

NLW dives into a viral twitter thread asking people which financial conventional wisdom they disagree with.

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When popular finance writer Morgan Housel asked followers on Twitter to share the commonly held investing beliefs they most disagreed with, the internet responded with vigor. 

A thousand or so replies later, NLW ranks the top 10 investing ideas we should be questioning, including:

  • Ignoring compounding interest in our 20s
  • Buying homes rather than renting
  • The idea US Treasury bonds are risk-free

Listen to hear the full list.

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