Reflecting over 40 Years—Lessons Learned and Changes Observed

To celebrate the 40th anniversary of Muhlenkamp and Company in 2017, Ron shared his insights on human behavior, instant communications,...
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Ron’s Reading List

Ron’s reading list for life and investment fundamentals includes recommended books on the topics: the way things work; why you’ll...
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Learning the Difference between Price and Value: Take Your Child to an Auction

Price vs. Value—there is no better place to learn the difference in these commonly used terms than by participating at...
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Muhlenkamp Musings on Economics

Themes include free will and the government, the effects of inflation and recession on spending patterns, the effects of investment...
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The Fundamentals of Life Insurance

As professional investors our perspective and conclusions differ from the conventional wisdom in several areas. One important area of difference...
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Estate Planning for Generations

We wrote an essay titled, “Fund Your IRA Every Year, or How to Retire Wealthy by Driving Used Cars.” We...
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Fund Your IRA or How to Retire Wealthy by Driving Used Cars

Recently, I commented to a friend that most investors buy stocks the way teenagers buy clothes. He responded, “How should...
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Personal Finances (Basic Financial Maxims Part II)

Here are some additional notes and things I didn’t cover in “Basic Financial Maxims I Want My Kids to Know.” There...
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