It Does Pay to Be Boring
By The Moss Piglet  •  May 1, 2022
Be Boring – How the best investments are the most boring ones. “Investing should be dull. It shouldn’t be exciting. Investing should be more like watching paint dry or grass grow. If you want excitement, take $800 and go to Las Vegas” – Paul Samuelson Investing can definitely be exciting. Seeing those numbers tick upwards every day or making a play nobody else saw is downright addictive. We all know that we are taking a higher risk with the hopes that the returns would be proportional to the risk. We buy into growth stocks with astronomically high PE ratios thinking that they would ‘grow’ into it or that they would be the next Tesla (*cough* Nikola *cough*). Some of us would even have bought into the ‘next’ bitcoin in the hopes of replicating the “Dogecoin millionaires” See But usually, the best long-term investment strategies are the most boring ones. The best...
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By The Moss Piglet
This blog is named after the world’s most indestructible creature – the moss piglet, or also known as tardigrades. These microscopic animals are even more hardier than cockroaches and will continue to thrive for billions of years. The reason why this microbeast is chosen to represent this blog is that we aim to create a resilient investment portfolio for all stages of the economic cycle.

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