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Handling investment loss

POSTED BY Rob Carrick

Be honest – are you a “buy high, sell low” investor? One of the most basic investing guidelines is to buy low and sell high, but investors so often end up doing the opposite. MORE

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Optimistic investing: be positive but avoid potential pitfalls

POSTED BY Jonathan Chevreau

By its very nature, long-term investing requires a leap of faith and a generally optimistic outlook on life. The investor believes first that there will be a future that will include him or her and second that the capital accumulated at a younger stage of life will have more value than if it had been spent as soon as it was earned. MORE

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Retirement and Money Part 5 – Make Peace with the Stock Market

POSTED BY Rob Carrick

You’re entitled to be sick of the stock market by the time you retire. All those decades of rallies and crashes. Making money, losing money. It’s stressful enough to endure these ups and downs while you’re still working and have time to save more for retirement. MORE

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Too Good to Be True

POSTED BY Alison Griffiths

It’s a universal truth of money, indeed of life. “When something is too good to be true, it usually is.” Anyone who has been sweet-talked into an investment that promises to produce magical returns, buck the stock market trend or be virtually risk-free while offering a high yield has ignored this truth. MORE

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Rebalancing and How It Becomes More Crucial As You Age

POSTED BY Rob Carrick

In investing, it’s okay to be wrong. Just be sure it’s on the small stuff and not on big questions like how much money to have in the stock market. Let’s look at a way of putting up a fence in your portfolio to keep stocks right where you want them. MORE

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