Everything You Need To Know About Investing by Howard Yaruss
You probably already know what you need to know, but here’s a reminder and common-sense reasons why the rules hold true.
The last thing anyone needs is another article, book, expert, professor, and so on trying to enlighten them as to what they absolutely need to know in order to make the best investment choices. The amount of advice out there is dwarfed only by the fees earned by those doing the advising. All the advice purports to share clever insights that make people feel like they are missing out if they don’t follow the advice and, instead, follow some other advice or—worst of all—follow their own common sense.
The only thing you are sure to lose by not following such “expert” investment advice, however, is the fees associated with such investments. The irony is that by paying an investment advisor, manager, promoter, or other professional, you are paying for something you could do better on your own without the fees...