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Passive Investing: What You Don't Know, What You Need to Know and What You Thought You Knew But Don't.

In the few years I've been an entrepreneur I've been each of the three at some point: 

1. Recipient of a passive investment 
2. Channel for a passive investment 
3. Passive investor 

And interestingly enough, currently, all three. 

Having had a chance to be all three I've seen a knowledge-vacuum that exists when it comes to 'beginner passive investing and investors'. The largest driver of this shortfall has to be misconceptions of what passive investing truly is, and it is in this blog post that I wish to address these misconceptions by giving guiding principles that can turn any beginner into a professional. 

These principles are scalable and my own. They've worked for me and hope they can work for you. 

1. Objectives matter. If you really want to understand the value of investing study WHY people invest...and "to make money" isn't sufficient enough. By 'why', I'm referring to the reason that person chose that particular investment option. S…