One of the biggest challenges for any investor is to control your emotions. Human beings have a tendency to act in herds. They chase the latest hot investment and sell out of the least popular stuff. In other words, we instinctively buy high and sell low. But this is the exact opposite of what we should be doing. And that's what makes rebalancing a good idea. Let's take a closer look at whether yo... ››› more
Discipline is essential is an essential ingredient to becoming a successful investor. You need to decide on a strategy, allocate your money to your investments accordingly, and then stick with that through the ups and downs the markets will inevitably bring. That doesn't mean you have to be obsessively monitoring your portfolio on a daily basis. But you should review it regularly. And the New Year... ››› more
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