Sailing with the Tides
Financial Planning is not dissimilar from planning for any extended journey. With certain objectives in mind, we make plans based on the information we have, and the obstacles we already know we must overcome. However, as any experienced traveler will tell you, there are often unforeseen events or obstacles we encounter that require we update our plan to account for new information.
In the below article, Jim Parker of Dimensional Fund Advisors discusses the similarities between embarking on a financial journey and sailing around the world.
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