Investments That are ‘Too Hard’ To Invest in

My "Too Hard" Pile is pretty big, and yours should be, too

Christine Benz 22 July, 2021 | 9:00AM
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“Charlie says we have three boxes: In, Out, and Too Hard. You don’t have to do everything well. At the Olympics, if you run the 100 meters well, you don’t have to do the shot put.”--Warren Buffett

Charlie Munger says there are three boxes you can put investments in: In, Out, and Too Hard. Too Hard investments just aren’t worth the effort because they fall outside of the Berkshire Hathaway team’s circle of competence.

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Christine Benz

Christine Benz  is director of personal finance at Morningstar and author of 30-Minute Money Solutions: A Step-by-Step Guide to Managing Your Finances.