Value Averaging: An Automated Investment Strategy

Don’t time the markets because you’re probably not smart enough to time the markets. Sorry.  I guess I’m being a tad judgmental.  Let me simply say, I’m not smart enough to time the markets.  Neither are about a million other super intelligent people (unfortunately, most didn’t know it until it was too late). Since your emotions are the greatest enemy of successful investing, you need a … [Read more...]

Dealing with Investing Emotions

I cited the results from the Dalbar study when I wrote about why I don’t time the market.  My conclusion – our emotions are the greatest enemy to successful investing.  For your investing plan to be successful it needs to be personalized. Thus, successful investing is not only about returns, but about following a predetermined plan that gives you the greatest possibility to reach a predetermined … [Read more...]