Do You Make These Mistakes When You Invest? [Podcast]
Over the last 20 years studies show that the average investor greatly under performances the stock and bond markets. Why do investors underperform virtually every capital market?
In this week's episode, I speak with Weston J. Wellington a Vice President with Dimensional Fund Advisors about how you can make smarter investment decisions and possibly improve your investment success. Mr. Wellington is an expert in behavioral finance and investing with over 35 years of experience in the investment industry.
How the daily diet of investment news can hurt your investing success
Why it's nature to want to know what will happen next in the investment markets
The affect our ingrained "fight or flight" response has on our investment decisions during stressful market periods
Why your behavior as an investor can be the biggest determinate of your investment returns
Why this time is not "different"
Like living a healthy lifestyle, investing is not complicated it is just hard to do consistently
Why using a competent Financial Advisor can help you make smarter investment decisions
How an investor can increase their chance of having a successful investment experience
Why you should ignore most market information and news driven investment predictions
RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE
Roger’s YouTube Channel - Roger That
BOOK - Rock Retirement by Roger Whitney
3-video Series: 5 Minute Retirement Makeover
Roger’s Retirement Learning Center
The Retirement Answer Man Facebook Page
Weston Wellington Articles Surprise! No Sell of in 2013, "You Have to Be in Gold", He Called the Crash
In next week's episode, I'll start answering reader and listener questions on investing and financial planning.
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