Posts Tagged ‘faith in investments’

How to Easily Outperform Investment Advisors & Robo-Advisors

Investment advisors and robo-advisors have a massive disadvantage – they are short-term thinkers. You can easily outperform them by learning the skill of long-term thinking. Short-term thinking leads them to select suboptimal investments and focus on the wrong risk. You can clearly see this because nearly all investment advisors and robo-advisors do the “4 Performance…

Read More

The High Risk of Bonds

The conventional wisdom is that bonds and fixed income are safe investments and you need them to stabilize your portfolio. The truth is much more complex. Understanding the high risk of bonds can be one of the easiest ways to get higher investment returns and achieve your life goals. While bonds are less risky short-term…

Read More

“Your Home is the Best Investment” – True or False?

Many people believe that growth of the value of their home has been phenomenal over the last few decades. The common belief is that growth is similar to the stock market and much less risky. Is this actually true? This is important, because believing a home is the best investment leads you to: Feel you…

Read More

The One Gigantic Mistake You (and Your Advisor) Keep Making

  You review your investments and notice that one is not doing well. You sell and buy a different investment that has been doing well for a few years. You heard favourable news in the media, internet or from your advisor related to the new investment. That’s it! That is the gigantic mistake you keep…

Read More

Are you “Smart Money” or “Dumb Money”?

Amateur investors often look down on professional fund managers thinking they are not worth their fees. Meanwhile, professional fund managers tend to think of amateur investors as “dumb money”. What is “dumb money”? It is investors that invest when the markets are high and then sell when the markets are low.

Read More