We have been taught that there is safety in numbers, and sometimes that is true.

What If Numbers Don’t Equal Safety?

We have been taught that there is safety in numbers, and sometimes that is true.

But just because there are many people doing something, that doesn’t make it safe. In fact, sometimes it makes it more dangerous.

What mistake might you be making with your money right now because you are doing what a large number of people are doing and calling it safe?

This column originally appeared in the New York Times on July 17, 2017.

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