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Andrew Hallam is the index investor for Strategy Lab. Globe Unlimited subscribers can view his model portfolio here and read more in the series online here.

Confucius said, “Life is really simple. But we insist on making it complicated.” This could be a great lesson for investors. Low-cost index funds beat most actively managed funds. The actively managed funds that win during one time period rarely win the next. That’s why it makes more sense to build a portfolio with simple low-cost index funds.

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