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Making sure ‘bad timing’ doesn’t get the better of your investments

Making sure ‘bad timing’ doesn’t get the better of your investments

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Managing Our Greatest Investment Risk

Why is it so hard to go against the herd?

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Avoiding the overwhelming bias for action

Waiting for the right opportunity to invest.

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Are we snookering ourselves with confirmation bias?

We have written regularly about investor behaviour, noting how emotions can be our worst enemy. Driven by fear and greed, many investors buy high and sell low and tend to invest based on past performance.

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Investing: An Emotional Business

Common sense may say that the time to invest is when markets are down, but the reality is that most investors wait until markets are running hot before they get on board.

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‘Consume Income, Not Capital’ Mind-Set Risky for Consumers in Low Interest Rate Environment

The combination of a low interest rate environment and an ingrained reluctance amongst investors to finance consumption out of capital.

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Investing explained

Explaination of investing

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Logic fails to prevail in investment decision making

Investment decision making

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