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How to Become a Better Investor: Part 2

Despite common belief, short-term investing isn’t the most profitable method. While it’s tempting to play the market “safe” and to undertake the risk of trying to outguess the market, it’s unlikely anyone can successfully do so.

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There are many other methods in which you will see higher returns long-term, and Kate Stalter shares them in this episode. If you want to become a better investor, live the life you deserve after retirement, and receive the returns you deserve, tune into this episode of Better Money Decisions with your host, Kate Stalter.

Show Highlights:

  • Why attempting to outguess the market isn’t rational
  • Throwing short term thinking out the window
  • Why picking cash isn’t the best method for investing
  • Calculating returns and comparing mutual funds
  • Taking advantage of public information
  • Having higher risk exposure and settling for a lower return
  • Getting the return you need to live the life you want after retirement

About the Author

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Kate Stalter

CMO and Senior Financial Advisor

Kate is a Series 65-licensed advisor, has hosted the Daily Stock Analysis and Market Wrap videos on Investors.com, and taught Investor’s Business Daily live seminars. She contributes to Forbes, US News & World Report and TheStreet. Kate’s primary focus is helping clients who face decisions about portfolio allocation, Social Security strategies, insurance needs, estate planning, college funding and all manner of financial questions.

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