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Top 9 Tips for the Successful Investor in 2012: Tip #9

9 – Seek the help of a professional A recent Dalbar study revealed that from 1986 to 2005 the average investor earned 3.90% before taxes while the average stock mutual fund made 9.30% and the S&P 500 grew by 11.90%.  Individual investors are emotional by nature and have a bad habit of buying near peaks and selling near bottoms, exactly the opposite of what they should be doing!  If that sounds familiar to you, it’s time to seek qualified help. […]   Read More
Date: February 26, 2012