Investing Secrets: Four Ways To Overcome Fear

Investing Secrets: Four Ways To Overcome Fear

One of my general goals for writing finance articles, which I am going to focus on specifically in 2017, is to point out that fear arising from a stock price drop in a profitable business is one of the most self-destructive emotions that you can carry with you as you go through your investing life.
The good news is that there are four ways you can overrule those worst instincts that act as the devil sitting on your shoulder telling you to sell low. I discuss them below.

I. Liquidity

According to a recent white paper published by The Northern Trust, a risk assessment survey indicated that investment portfolios with 15% cash only has a one in ten chance of experiencing a 25% or greater decline in net worth between now and 2025. A back-test indicated that such an investor would have seen … Read the rest of this article!