Simple rules for sound investing

An episode from Vanguard’s Plain Talk on Investing™ podcast series

With the financial markets weathering extreme volatility over the last year, investing can seem more complex than ever. It doesn’t have to be, says Allan S. Roth, the founder of Wealth Logic, LLC, a financial planning and investment advisory firm. In his book, "How A Second Grader Beats Wall Street: Golden Rules Any Investor Can Learn," Mr. Roth and his son Kevin illustrate that adults tend to make investing much more complex than necessary—even destructive—and that everything we need to know about investing, we've learned by second grade.

Originally aired: July 13, 2009

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