• I've been a financial advisor for 15 years, and it's clear to me why common rules of thumb aren't effective for most investors

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    Following the investing adage "sell in May and go away" could cost you returns. .
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    As a financial advisor, I'm constantly reminded that there's more nuance in investing than many of us are led to believe.
    Common rules of thumb, such as "buy low, sell high," usually require more context to execute successfully.
    My advice is to always consider your own circumstances and never try to time the market using rules of thumb.
    This article is a contributed piece as part of a series focused on millennial financial empowerment called Master your Money .
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