Investing is about 80% psychology and 20% mechanics. If you let the environment control your psychology, you’re not going to win.
The S&P 500 is down 5% so far in October. Whether you're a market pro or novice, this sort of environment can be difficult. Here are three tips to help you maintain an emotional edge during market corrections.
Readers who have kids—or who remember being one—know the importance of coming-of-age birthdays. Turning 13 means shedding the kid stuff and acting more like an adult (or at least attempting to). Turning 16 in most places means getting a driver’s license, while turning 18 gives us the right to vote. We can legally buy alcohol at 21.