People with a plan, a strategy and an investment policy succeed financially. Those chasing performance as a substitute for planning rarely succeed. Here are the 10 things investors need to know to be successful.
Asset allocation is responsible for over 90% of the variability of returns over time.” Source: Ibbotson and Brinson Studies
“Market timing does not work.” – Peter Lynch, One up on Wall Street. Market timing is an attempt to alter the mix of assets based on a prediction of the future. Because the future is random and unpredictable, market timing is a flawed idea and strategy. As such, we will never attempt to market time.
Investor behavior is the determining factor in long term equity returns. For this reason, we only work with investors who are committed to advancing their own fiscal literacy by attending our investment forums and by engaging in our process.