2. Accept the good and bad with equanimity “When you are holding stocks, if it goes up, don’t be too happy; when it goes down, don’t be too sad. Otherwise, how? Your life will also be fluctuating and you’ll die of a heart attack. If you really lose sleep over it, maybe the best way is to keep the money in the bank.” (Source: Weekender) CW8888: But; this is how to counter retail traders who love to poke retail investors on paper losses. Right? No lah! ONLY when one doesn't depend on partial asset draw-down to partly fund one's living expeneses; one may have to worry too much over paper losses if each of these paper losses is limited or cap at X% of their investing capital. Without any substantial losses; a few zero beggers won't kill! Don't concentrate your losses!
Last updated : 14 Sep 2019
I am 63 yrs old uncle living in HDB heartland who has achieved financial independence @ 56 and finally retired @ 60 from full-time job as employee on 1 Oct 2016.
Single household income since 1995 with three children.
Currently, two sons and one daughter are working.
I have been doing 20 years of long-term investing and short-term trading in Singapore stock market only since Jan 2000 so I am that so-called Panda or Koala in the investment world.
I am currently executing my Three Taps solution model to maintain sustainable retirement income for life till 2041 @ 85 yrs old.
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