News and advice to create informed investment and retirement strategies
Episode Description: Welcome to the first episode of The Empowered Investor. Today we’re introducing ourselves to you and sharing the foundational principles of the Empowered Investor. Join us on this inspiring journey, hosted by Keith Matthews and...
One of the most common pitfalls investors can fall prey to is making portfolio decisions based on investment chatter or noise.
People are buying cryptocurrency in the hope of selling it at a higher price to someone else. This is called the greater fool’s theory.
Canadians remain unaware of or unable to appreciate the significance of the mathematics of sustainability, despite the fact that numbers don’t lie.
An investment philosophy (also called investment strategy) is a set of guiding principles that shape and inform your decision-making process.
The lack of a clear vision is the root cause of the majority of challenges faced by investors. An investment policy statement can help clear up confusion.
“I did everything right for ten years and I know all about investment pitfalls; but last year I let my emotions drive me to do something foolish—and it really set me back!” I can’t count the number of times I have met serious and smart investors...
At the beginning of 2017, a common view among money managers and analysts was that the financial markets would not repeat their strong returns from 2016. Many cited the uncertain global economy, political turmoil in the US, implementation of Brexit, and other factors.
Volatility is something beyond our control. That is why we focus our energy on areas that we can control
“I have found that the importance of having an investment philosophy—one that is robust and that you can stick with— cannot be overstated.” —David Booth The US stock market has delivered an average annual return of around 10% since 1926.*...