investment returns come from

When markets are good, advisers and portfolio managers get too much credit for investment returns. Clients are happy that their nest egg is growing and attribute their good fortune to their provider.

Conversely, when markets are bad, investment professionals take the heat. Whether itโ€™s fair or not, it happens a lot.ย  Read More…


  1. I don't know where it comes from but i certainly know where it goes — via costs like TD Bank charging me an arm and leg in costs like inactivity and monthly maintenance. ๐Ÿ™

  2. To be honest it really depends on the type of person. If you've done your research then one's portfolio will pretty much be a blend, varying on their risk tolerance.

  3. Stocks go up the stocks go down. Not much one can do about it. Just learn to spread your holdings out to weather all kinds of storms.

  4. If it were back to 2010 mine would be coming from my online bank account which was routinely giving 4.5% returns in a chequing account.

  5. Although emerging markets haven't done quite as well these few years, having a mix that spreads across many geographical regions is what i found works the best in big returns.

  6. For many people its one giant black box. We don't really care how it works, just that it does ๐Ÿ™‚

  7. People get way too concerned when they see they're down for the year and then begin to panic with selling off. It's only after they do that they begin to regret.

  8. My comes in dividends mostly.

  9. Equity funds is the way to go. There are countless ones which give fixed-income that can be a good supplement during retirement.

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