Why Uncle8888 didn't hurry his children into investing and rather OK to let their money rotten by inflation?
Investing is all about market timing and time in the market.
Up to you to believe!!!
Investing near market top can be depressing even we keep telling ourselves we are steady.
We are investing for long term.
There is one thing he did it right! He never at any time doubt himself and gave up his Investing Goals but keeps learning, DE-learning and re-learning.
When he bench-marked his investment performance over the years against the world's well known investors; he knew he has achieved reasonably well. No BS and self-deceiving!