Favorite Investing Mantras

In case you’ve been in some deep dark part of the internet unsure of what’s heads or tails for finance best practices, I present to you a light.

Calling you back to shore.


People who invest make money for themselves; people who speculate make money for their brokers.

Don’t do something. Stand there.

In the short run, the market is a voting machine but in the long run, it is a weighing machine.

Profitable investment philosophy is simple, irrefutable. But it’s not easy. Discipline is not easy.

But investing isn’t about beating others at their game. It’s about controlling yourself at your own game.

There’s a conflict of interests between traders and clients.

While illusions (momentary price of stock) often losses touch with reality (intrinsic value of a company) reality rules in the long term.

An intelligent investor forgets about the stock market watches dividends and operating results of company.

Don’t look for the needle. Buy the hay stack.

The biggest enemy of a good plan is a perfect one.

There is magic to long term compounding interest & terror in long term compounding costs.

You will be much more in control, if you realize how much you are not in control.

Here’s to a little more common sense investing.

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