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There is no such thing as a perfect portfolio (and why you shouldn’t aim for it)

By Sam Instone - November 20, 2018

There may be times when it pays to aim for perfection. 

But investing isn’t one of them.

In fact, it’s counter-productive.

There is no single optimal portfolio.

It’s far more important to have a portfolio that you understand

And that you’ll stick with when markets are volatile.

Find out why behavioural expert and former financial adviser, Carl Richards, thinks perfect is the enemy of the good.

When it comes to investing, no one knows what perfect is.

It’s guesswork.

Instead of arguing about asset allocation, specific investments or media noise…

Focus on getting started.

There are really only 3 steps you need to know:

1. Build on the right foundation

2. Spend less than you earn

3. Invest wisely

Follow these, and with a firm financial plan in place, your portfolio will be as perfect as it’s ever going to be.