Are there sure fire investing schemes out there? Absolutely, but they are not really what you think, but they are out there.
I loved that old chestnut from Smith Barney, that was so eloquently enunciated by the late John Houseman. It was his authoritative voice that sent droves of investors over to Smith Barney, because surely they… Read More »Make Money the Old Fashioned Way, Earn it!
Always follow up on important financial transactions. Assuming it will all work just fine, is naive and can end up costing you a lot of money.
The only too conservative portfolio I could think of would be all CSBs or GICs, but not something that has low MER Index funds.
Strangely if you do index investing, you don’t check the indexes every day, you check once in a while and rebalance accordingly.