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Posts Tagged: portfolio strategy

The One Investment Truth That Never Changes

Written by David Fabian, May 11th, 2017

I’ve been an investment advisor for a fair amount of time now.  I’ve seen many investors come and go over my tenure – clients, portfolio managers, brokers, traders, etc…  Some that are quite successful and others that are downright miserable.  The one guiding truth to every single experience is that people are their own worst enemies when it comes to investing. Read more

The Investment Advisor You Need vs The Advisor You Want

Written by David Fabian, April 06th, 2017

There isn’t a perfect formula or road map for hiring someone to look after your hard-earned wealth.  It’s a unique journey that every investor must carry out based on their objectives and experience.  It’s about knowing the right questions to ask and identifying with a professional that understands their craft and will put your interests ahead of theirs.   Read more

The Value Of Incremental Steps In Your Investment Portfolio

Written by David Fabian, February 03rd, 2017

Investing is a stressful endeavor – plain and simple.  You never have all the facts to make a perfect decision.  You are only able to see the right answer with the benefit of hindsight.  Things are always slow on the way up and frenetic on the way down.  This all leads to emotions taking their toll on every single one of us.  Read more

The Humility Factor

Written by David Fabian, January 15th, 2017

The stock market is a machine that will eventually humble every single one of us.  It doesn’t care what you think it should do.  It has no alignment with your political, social, or environmental beliefs.  It is simply a mechanism for transferring your hard-earned money into an asset that will fluctuate over time.  Sometimes that means higher and sometimes that means lower. Read more

There Is No Such Thing As A Safe Stock

Written by David Fabian, October 12th, 2016

Do me a favor and google “safe stocks”.  Here is the link to make it easy on you.

What you see is a loaded list of terms that refer to a “safer retirement”, “protection”, “defensive”, “high yield”, and most importantly “dividends”.  All of these articles want to wrap you in a warm blanket of isolation from all of those other scary stocks that are likely to lose value at some point in time. Read more