Are you informed or inundated?
Having worked with investors and retirees for over 30 years, there is no doubt in my mind that anxiety levels are higher today than they were 10, 20 or 30 years ago, thanks largely to 24/7 news cycles. Personally, I'm utterly addicted to the news and would probably feel a little lost without my regular news 'fix'. But that's part of my job, to separate the daily background noise from what really matters most, and then communicate the facts to my clients, as simply as possible.
Sadly, 24/7 news is impacting on investor behaviour, but there is a way to build and protect your wealth without getting caught-up. Read more here
Rick Maggi, Westmount. Financial Solutions.