Posts in Psychology of Investing
Q4 2018 Investment Commentary

Last year reminded everyone that investing is hard. It can be uncomfortable and unpleasant. Market volatility can diminish willpower and cause determination to waver. The main risk is not portfolio declines. The real risk is that instincts override the discipline investors need to achieve their long-term plan.

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Note on Brexit

This is yet more proof of the importance of diversification. Global events are too unpredictable (most experts were wrong on Brexit) to effectively jump in and out of the market. The answer isn't to try to avoid trouble. It is to diversify so you are never overexposed to the downside of one event.

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