Asset Investment Strategies

Grit is that thing that causes one to push through the elevated levels of discomfort, and ultimately towards success. But very often it is that discomfort that causes one to give up, or not to start in the first place.

Investment Success : Discomfort is Necessary

As in business and in life, success in investing often entails high levels of discomfort. That discomfort takes the form of capital losses, relative underperformance or less income. It means investing in a fund that everyone seems to be selling out of, it means diversifying into an asset class that is not exciting or has few prospects for short term outperformance.

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How to Invest in Uncertain Times

" The second point is there is only one free lunch in investments – and that’s diversification. Own lots and lots of different kind of investments, different shares, different philosophies, different assets, local, overseas, everything. Don’t put all your eggs in one basket. "

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The 3 Most Important Things to Consider when Investing

Investing can be tricky. As Benjamin Graham once profoundly exclaimed, “Investing is simple, but not easy”. If he’d lived in today’s digital world, I wonder if he’d still stick with that statement. There’s so much information out there it’s becoming harder and harder to focus on the right elements when it comes to your portfolio. Websites, manuals, TV channels, analysts, books, videos… The list is endless ! Where do you look, what factors do you need to consider ?

1)    TIME.       2)     RETURN.    3)     RISK.

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10 Principles for Investment Success

The true objective for any long-term investor is maximum total real return after taxes.  “This time is different” are among the most costly four words in market history. An investor who has all the answers doesn’t even understand the questions.  CLICK above LINK for full Article.

‘A buy and hold Strategy doesn’t work’

Veteran Asset Manager Winston Floquet of Flagship Asset Management is 100% invested in Offshore Equities ( 4 May 2015 ). " Well let me put it in perspective. In 2013 the JSE was up 21%, we were up 44%. In 2014 the JSE was up 11% and we were up 18%. " 
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OLD MUTUAL - Investment Principles

When you're unsure of what the markets will do next, don't panic. Speak to an accredited financial adviser and stick to these 7 Investment Principles. 
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