Quote Of The Week: Check Your Blood Pressure More Than Your Brokerage Account

stock market stress

Don’t sweat the details. Checking your portfolio too often leads to lower investment returns.

Are you a nervious investor? Here’s some advice for the New Year.

“Rule #10. Don’t check your brokerage account once a day and your blood pressure only once a year.

Constant updates make investing more emotional than it needs to be. Check your brokerage account as infrequently as necessary to prevent you from becoming emotional about market moves.”

Morgan Housel, “16 Rules for Investors to Live By,” The Wall Street Journal, December 8, 2015

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Mari Adam, Certified Financial Planner™ 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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