Once you’ve made it… Mistakes can still take it!

We all know the formula for investment success is to invest early, invest often and invest broadly. These are the core principles of achieving wealth through saving and investing. Do this diligently over an entire working career and you are virtually assured of a lifetime of financial security. But, for those who have already done this, or who for any other reason find themselves responsible for a substantial sum of money, the rules are a little different. The focus must change from accumulating assets to protecting wealth and preserving purchasing power. And, the mentality of the investor must change. Investing “right” still matters, but the greater concern must be not investing “wrong.” At this stage, mistakes can be lethal to your financial security, largely because the time needed for recovery from any setbacks

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