Many investment scandals have crawled out of the woodwork recently.
Cases of investors losing their life savings to hidden commissions and toxic products have dominated news headlines.
Investors want answers.
They want to avoid the same thing happening to them.
In life, nothing’s certain…
Not your job, your health, your lifestyle, nor the money in your bank.
But like death and taxes, one thing is for sure…
You need a plan.
One that you believe will work for you and your goals.
So you can successfully reach your ideal future.
Ever heard of an investing black hole?
Essentially, your money is sucked in…
And never seen again.
Don’t believe me?
Read this client’s story.
This morning I flicked through Sky News on my iPhone…
While waiting in line at Starbucks.
In 10 minutes, I interacted with 3 companies on the stock market.
There’ll be hundreds more throughout the day…
Why am I telling you this?
Questioning is critical.
The right ones can change your life.
And improve your odds of long-term investment success.
Here are just a few insider secrets.
Every year, global events shape our countries…
But happily ignoring these events,
(in term of our investments, at least),
Is the best course of action.
After all, it’s what the market does…
"Market data doesn't lie. So we've made a crucial decision. We're not going to try and win a few hands - we're going to own the casino" - Matt Hall
I love this quote by Matt Hall in his book, Odds On.
He’s comparing ‘traditional’, speculative investing with a ‘systematic’ or evidence-based approach.
Like a roulette wheel, global equity returns are random.
Winning big may occasionally happen.
But this is down to dumb luck.
Here’s the proof.
Outguessing market prices.
Picking the next winner.
Finding a truly undervalued investment.
All proponents of the traditional approach to investing…
Yet all, according to evidence, impossible.