Well said! There is a lot to this problem. Most investors in an index earn much less than the index. Why? Emotion and behavior. They buy high and sell low because they can’t control their emotions, even when just investing in the S&P 500. This issue is more critical than what investment to choose, etc.

https://www.thebalance.com/why-average-investors-earn-below-average-market-returns-2388519

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