Excerpt from MoneySense Magazine article:
Written by Dan Bortolotti
Why are so many Couch Potatoes unable to resist dabbling in active investing? Maybe it’s because they’re human.
It’s a lot easier to admit you’re a Couch Potato these days. Index investing was a fringe idea not so long ago, but today more and more individual investors and their advisers are using passive strategies. But even if index investing has entered the mainstream, hardly anyone seems to embrace it completely.