Missing only a few days of strong returns can drastically impact overall performance
A disciplined investor looks beyond the concerns of today to the long-term growth potential of markets
You never know which markets will perform year to year. By holding a globally diversified portfolio, investors are positioned to capture returns wherever than occur.
Financial news media can challenge your discipline. Messages can stir anxiety and provoke a reaction that undermines your financial plan.
The reality is that the interests of the financial news media and their advertisers are not aligned with your interests. The media simply strive for viewership and readership, and sensationalism sells. Their advertisers strive for you to react and trade, which generates commissions.
The next time that you are tested, consider the source, remain disciplined, and maintain a long-term perspective.
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