“Slow and Steady” or “Wild Market Ride”?

“Slow and Steady” or “Wild Market Ride”?

A Basic Measure of Your Risk Tolerance   Are you enticed by high-risk investments or are you a risk-averse investor? Most people fall somewhere in between these two extremes. To help you get a sense of your risk tolerance, circle the responses that best describe your...
Wondering Whether You Missed the Recovery?

Wondering Whether You Missed the Recovery?

Why long-term investing success is about time in the market, not timing It is only natural that investors would want to find some way to sit out bear markets and get back just in time for the next bull run. The belief that you can foresee the direction of the stock...
Overconfidence versus Consumer Confidence

Overconfidence versus Consumer Confidence

One is a significant financial risk whereas the other is a financial guidepost   One of the biggest obstacles on so many financial journeys is the inability to identify risk. That blindness to risk is due to a variety of reasons, but one of the most pronounced is...