• Bill Savellis

Are You An Emotionally Intelligent Investor?

The graph below shows the best and worst 1-year returns of 5 different investment portfolios for the 15 years ending 28 Feb 2018.

What's interesting is the average returns for each portfolio despite the negative impact the GFC took on investment returns in 2008.

So, whilst investing is fascinating, and it’s often exciting and fun, it can also be volatile. But, one of the big factors that make investments risky is our own behavior as investors.

We are, after all, human, and when the market goes up - we get greedy, and when the market goes down- we get spooked.

In today’s hyper-connected world, it’s increasingly hard to tune out the noise. So, having a trusted investment partner by your side, who understands your values and goals, and can help you avoid costly ‘emotionally-charged’ decisions is a very smart move.

Information published on this website has been prepared for general information purposes only and not as specific advice to any particular person. Any advice contained in this document is General Advice and does not take into account any person's particular investment objectives, financial situation and particular needs.

Before making an investment decision based on this advice you should consider, with or without the assistance of a qualified adviser, whether it is appropriate to your particular investment needs, objectives and financial circumstances. Past performance of financial products is no assurance of future performance.