|Archived Articles • 2012|
January 2012Why "stay the course" still makes sense [Vanguard, 19Jan12] "Yes, the future is ultimately unknowable. What you can know, however, is your personal time frame for reaching your financial goals and your personal tolerance for taking financial risk... If you have a longer time frame—as most people do when investing for retirement—then we believe a balanced and diversified portfolio can help you reach your goals. And if you lose a lot of sleep worrying about your investments, you should probably factor your lower personal risk tolerance into your asset allocation."
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Your own worst investing mistakes [Canadian Business, 19Jan12] "Investing is a marathon, not a sprint. Look at last year’s winners if you must. But don’t buy anything based solely on past performance. The biggest investment enemy, after all, is the one we face in the mirror each day."