The reason we invest is to grow our money — and the way to do it best is by delaying gratification. We know that because of historical experience. We also know that risk and reward are related.Continue reading
If you want to get excess returns in the market, expect volatility and price fluctuations. You cannot have one without the other.
The alternative is to buy a Treasury Bill or a money market fund; but if you want a higher rate of return, you have to be willing to accept more risk. Bull and Bear markets will cycle; and while it’s never comfortable when the market drops, just remember that the market is priced to provide investors with a return each and every day. Continue reading
None of us have a crystal ball to predict the future, and that is why it’s important to learn how to effectively deal with uncertainty in our personal lives — and our investment lives. Fortunately, there’s a solution to handling uncertainty in our investment lives which involves diversification, academic research, and financial science. Continue reading