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The KISS Principle of Investing

The KISS Principle of Investing by John MaguireDid you know adults are more confident about choosing the right surgeon for a major surgery than selecting the right investment? That finding from a recent AARP survey should send a message to any investment advisor:  Keep it simple, stupid! However, apparently not everyone has received the memo. Continue reading

Sell in May and Go Away!

Sell in May and Go Away! by John MaguireApril showers bring May flowers.”

We have all heard this rhyme at various points in our lives. But how many of us are familiar with the investment adage to “Sell in May and Go Away?” This saying originated in England, and the most credible version was, “Sell in May and go away, do not return until St. Leger’s Day.” Established in 1776, St. Leger’s Day falls on the second Saturday in September and is famous to English horse racing fans as the final leg of Britain’s five Classics. Continue reading