The Trouble With Investor Optimism

Investor OptimismIt seems that I forgot to post the online version of my December column for Research magazine. Here’s a taste (but I hope you will read it all).

“In my view, being disappointed by not having the retirement I had hoped for is still preferable to becoming destitute when I’m old(er) and least likely to be able to deal with it effectively. I don’t want to be dependent upon my kids, love them though and as I do.

“Your mileage may vary.”

The Trouble With Investor Optimism


3 thoughts on “The Trouble With Investor Optimism

  1. Yes, nobody wants to be dependent on their kids. I’ve learned a lot from my parents, mostly watching the mistakes they’ve made. I buy some stock here and there. Right now I’m investing in a pharmaceutical company that’s working on cancer drugs (pphm). I’m really hoping that pays off to help my own retirement. My dad is highly invested in the in hopes of making a good retirement. Hopefully that doesn’t end up being another mistake I learn from my parents!

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