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hilgardvr

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problems investing on your own
« on: March 07, 2016, 03:00:23 pm »
Hey guys,

So I was wondering, what is your biggest challenge in investing(not trading) for yourself?

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Re: problems investing on your own
« Reply #1 on: March 07, 2016, 03:07:17 pm »
Not getting all emotional about it :p

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Re: problems investing on your own
« Reply #2 on: March 07, 2016, 03:14:18 pm »
Researching a system that suits you and the stocks that fit the method. Then, the most difficult part...... finding the money to invest.  :(
I started here with nothing and still have most of it left.

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Re: problems investing on your own
« Reply #3 on: March 08, 2016, 07:40:36 am »
Making Money, and if things go pear shape not to panic and make stupid decisions.
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« Reply #4 on: March 08, 2016, 08:10:36 am »
Researching a system that suits you and the stocks that fit the method. Then, the most difficult part...... finding the money to invest.  :(
This actually

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Re: problems investing on your own
« Reply #5 on: March 08, 2016, 08:41:03 am »
Keeping emotion out of it.

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Re: problems investing on your own
« Reply #6 on: March 08, 2016, 09:06:11 am »
FICA, lack of diversity in investments in this lovely country of ours (No small cap index ETF for example) and saying NO to family members wanting to borrow money from me on a regular basis. I keep on telling them I am not a member of the Barclays group.

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Re: problems investing on your own
« Reply #7 on: March 08, 2016, 10:31:02 am »
Not sure when to commit and literally missing the boat!! :-[

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Re: problems investing on your own
« Reply #8 on: March 08, 2016, 01:27:30 pm »
Stopping all non essential insurance products to clear money for investments

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Re: problems investing on your own
« Reply #9 on: March 08, 2016, 02:27:14 pm »
Deciding when to move money out of SA (if at all ever?).

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« Reply #10 on: March 08, 2016, 03:30:28 pm »
Deciding when to move money out of SA (if at all ever?).

Why would you want to leave South Africa, it is one of the best places on the planet:

Rated on purchasing power, safety, climate, health care, traffic, property prices and pollution Cape Town is:

Better than London:
http://www.numbeo.com/quality-of-life/compare_cities.jsp?country1=South+Africa&country2=United+Kingdom&city1=Cape+Town&city2=London

Better than Canada:
http://www.numbeo.com/quality-of-life/compare_cities.jsp?country1=South+Africa&country2=Canada&city1=Cape+Town&city2=Toronto

Better than New Zealand:
http://www.numbeo.com/quality-of-life/compare_cities.jsp?country1=South+Africa&country2=New+Zealand&city1=Cape+Town&city2=Auckland

Better than Los Angeles:
http://www.numbeo.com/quality-of-life/compare_cities.jsp?country1=South+Africa&country2=United+States&city1=Cape+Town&city2=Los+Angeles%2C+CA

Better than Berlin, Germany:
http://www.numbeo.com/quality-of-life/compare_cities.jsp?country1=South+Africa&country2=Germany&city1=Cape+Town&city2=Berlin

Better than Ireland:
http://www.numbeo.com/quality-of-life/compare_cities.jsp?country1=South+Africa&country2=Ireland&city1=Cape+Town&city2=Dublin

Better than Hong Kong:
http://www.numbeo.com/quality-of-life/compare_cities.jsp?country1=South+Africa&country2=Hong+Kong&city1=Cape+Town&city2=Hong+Kong

Only very slightly worse than Australia:
http://www.numbeo.com/quality-of-life/compare_cities.jsp?country1=South+Africa&country2=Australia&city1=Cape+Town&city2=Perth
http://www.numbeo.com/quality-of-life/compare_cities.jsp?country1=South+Africa&country2=Australia&city1=Cape+Town&city2=Sydney

Overall Cape Town ranks 24th out of 184 cities. Not bad.

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« Reply #11 on: March 08, 2016, 04:01:16 pm »
Deciding when to move money out of SA (if at all ever?).

Why would you want to leave South Africa, it is one of the best places on the planet:

Rated on purchasing power, safety, climate, health care, traffic, property prices and pollution Cape Town is:

I also quite like it here, but I'd like to travel too. Regardless of that though, I do think at least some of my money should leave at some point, but hopefully at a far better rate than we're seeing at the moment.

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Re: problems investing on your own
« Reply #12 on: March 09, 2016, 07:23:10 am »
 ;)
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Re: problems investing on your own
« Reply #13 on: March 31, 2016, 02:27:00 pm »
Where did this infographic come from?

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« Reply #14 on: March 31, 2016, 03:23:28 pm »
Sorry cannot remember, as I read I put important stuff for myself to read / remind me.
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