Quote Of The Week: Thinking Of Doing Your Own Investing?

formula“Many people think they can do their own their investing.

Investing isn’t brain surgery. However, when people make their own investment decisions, an awful lot of them make really, really bad ones.

Schools don’t teach this stuff; they don’t teach it in the workplace. So people aren’t equipped with the tools for it. And the emotional aspect of investing absolutely enters into it too.”

Ben Inker, co-head of Asset Allocation at global investment management firm GMO, which manages $118 billion in client assets, and author of a white paper called, “Investing for Retirement: The Defined Contribution Challenge.”

 

About Mari Adam

Mari Adam, Certified Financial Planner™ and President of Adam Financial Associates Inc, has been helping individuals and families chart their financial futures for over twenty-five years. Have a question about your financial situation? Ask Mari!

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