Friday, December 01, 2006


...this was headline at Robin Bowerman's Smart Investing blog this morning. READ ARTICLE.

Robin's articles also appear on the Vanguard Website. Some very good advice and observations...

Also in the inbox from Vanguard this week is a new video:
  • Why chasing performance is a loser's game
    "Though you be swift as the wind, I will beat you in a race", the tortoise harked to the hare. The tortoise proved his doubters wrong, when slow and steady he did win the race. While investing isn't a race, Aesop's fable can teach us a thing or two about investing. Long-term investing isn't about chasing the hottest performance. It's about taking a long-term view and staying the course.
Finally, following the same themes, Vanguard have put together a list of investing tips:
  • Secrets of successful investors
    More often than not, get rich quick schemes end in tears. Seasoned investors don't get distracted by the latest investment fad or market noise. Instead, they use tried and true investment techniques that work. Investing often, diversifying and keeping an eye on costs and tax are just some of the strategies they use to get ahead...