How to win at investing — Video 1/10

Posted by Robin Powell on June 13, 2016

How to win at investing — Video 1/10

For the next two weeks we’re going to be featuring an online documentary series called How to Win the Loser’s Game. win at investing.

Commissioned by Barnett Ravenscoft Wealth Management and hosted on Sensible Investing TV, the series explains how the investing industry is constantly trying to tempt investors into playing a game they cannot win. In short, it wants you to speculate rather than invest.

The majority of investors go along with it and, usually without realising, they’re handing over a huge portion of their potential investment returns to third party intermediaries who do little, if anything, to deserve it.

But the good news is that there is an evidence-based alternative. By refusing to speculate, by investing instead in a broadly diversified portfolio of low-cost index funds, and simply staying the course, a typical investor can ensure that he or she will end up, after costs, as one of the winners.

The documentary is in ten parts, and Part 1 of the series sets the scene. Enjoy it — and if you find it helpful, please share it.

Together we can change investing for the better.


How to Win the Loser’s Game was commissioned by Barnett Ravenscroft Wealth Management and is hosted on Sensible Investing TV.

You can watch more videos on The Evidence-Based Investor here


Robin Powell

Robin is a journalist and campaigner for positive change in global investing. He runs Regis Media, a niche provider of content marketing for financial advice firms with an evidence-based investment philosophy. He also works as a consultant to other disruptive firms in the investing sector.


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