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Fund Investors “Behaving Badly” Puts Retirement in Peril

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Fund Investors: Too Many Still Buying High, Selling Low

Some fund investors are their own worst enemy

Buying high and selling low — we all know that is no way to invest.

But study after study shows that fund investors without good guidance to help keep their emotions in check do just that.

And it costs them – about 2.5% per year according to the study mentioned below:

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…, it turns out investors’ self-inflicted wounds are often worse. Over the last decade, the average investor’s returns have trailed his or her own fund by 2.5 percentage points annually. That’s massive. 

via Fund Investors Are Their Own Worst Enemies – Focus on Funds – Barrons.com.

The Answer to Bad Investing Behavior

If you’re a fund investor who has ever bought high and sold low, I feel your pain. Poor investing behavior accounts for a great deal of the money that can be lost during the process.

I recommend investing in stocks of great companies via separately managed accounts because it gives you more freedom than mutual funds — and without the hidden fees.

Learn more about saving for retirement with stocks of great companies by signing up for my helpful email messages. And don’t hesitate to contact me at david@www.valuealigned.com or 732-800-2375 if I can help walk you through any steps of the investing process.