Year: 2012

August 1, 2012 No comments exist

Psst! Want to lose a lot of money? While there are no foolproof ways to accurately predict the market, there are several foolish ways in which investors can successfully subvert their portfolios and reap big losses. Here are several examples of how unknowing investors can unwittingly sabotage an investment portfolio. Neglect the Driving Force Behind…

July 19, 2012 No comments exist

  Benefits of Position Sizing The recent financial markets have been tough, to say the least. Some things that worked the first part of the year stopped working weeks later. Other segments of the market have experienced tough sledding for a year or longer. In summary, it has been hard to gain any traction with…

July 1, 2012 No comments exist

There is an old saying that children don’t come with instructions. Instead, we rely on the wisdom and knowledge we’ve gleaned over the years to teach our children what they need to create a happy and fulfilling life. So where does that wisdom come from? It comes from years of personal experiences and the experiences…

February 1, 2012 No comments exist

The Silver Bullet of Investment Success You know that sinking feeling you get in the pit of your stomach when you receive your investment statement in the mailbox. You worry that it might contain disturbing news? You anxiously let the package rest on the counter wishing it would just vanish. Finally you rip the envelope…