Don't be a Muppet when it comes to investing

Don't be a Muppet when it comes to investing
If you didn’t make 5% last year you are technically a “Muppet”, Simon Robertson says. (Image: Getty)
Simon Robertson
The definition of attribution: “The act of attributing or ascribing something to a particular source, cause, or origin.” Said another way, it’s how you measure how good or bad you are at making money against some sort of measure or benchmark (more on that later). The how much money (a return) I made is easy. It’s a number, which should be measured as a percentage. If you didn’t make 5% last year you are technically speaking a “Muppet”. You could have put your money in the bank and earned what...

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