Why geezers give the best investment advice

Market Watch “The older you get, the smarter you get,” said Harold Evensky, a 69-year-old financial adviser based in Coral Gables, Fla. “I think I am a significantly better practitioner than I was 10 or 20 years ago. That comes from experience and from the fact that I continue to read [financial] journals, talk to people and teach a graduate course.” (Evensky is an adjunct professor at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas.)

SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — Don’t trust anyone over 30. That was a rallying cry for the counterculture 1960s. But nowadays, people seeking investment advice probably should be suspicious of anyone under 50.

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“The older you get, the smarter you get,” said Harold Evensky, a 69-year-old financial adviser based in Coral Gables, Fla. “I think I am a significantly better practitioner than I was 10 or 20 years ago. That comes from experience and from the fact that I continue to read [financial] journals, talk to people and teach a graduate course.” (Evensky is an adjunct professor at Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas.)

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