Common Investment Mistakes to Avoid


  • Making investment decisions based on emotions and not on facts
  • Choosing investments that are not suited to your goals or investment time horizon
  • Failing to diversify, putting all your eggs in one basket
  • Reacting to short-term events and not to long-term trends
  • Trying to time the market
  • Buying “hot” investments with no sound basis for your decision
  • Allowing fees, expenses, and/or commissions to become the major factors in making an investment decision
  • Allowing fear or greed to drive your investment decisions

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