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Staying invested

You must learn the art of patience if you want to give your investments the best chance of earning a return. By committing to long-term investments, you give your money the greatest chance to grow. In this section, we take a look at some slightly more advanced strategies to help you stay invested and manage your portfolio's performance.

Always remember that investments can fall in value and you may get back less than you invest.


The significance of spending time in the market

If you want to give your investments the best chance of earning a return then it’s a good idea to cultivate the art of patience. The best returns tend to come from sticking with a long-term commitment to your investments.


Understanding buy-and-hold investing

'Buy-and-hold' is a strategy that means staying invested even when markets look uncertain. We explain how such a strategy can help prevent knee-jerk reactions, which could impact on your returns.


Reviewing your investment portfolio

Successful investing isn't just a question of allocating your savings to various assets and then sitting back to wait for the profits to roll in. If only it were that simple.


Are we becoming more impatient?

The legendary investor Warren Buffett is attributed with saying, “I often make more money when I am snoozing than when I am active.” So how can snoozing lead to better investment outcomes?


Strategies for volatile markets

It’s important for investors to better understand and take control of their investing behaviour. Here are three easy strategies investors can adopt to increase their comfort during difficult market conditions.

Planning for the long term

Successful investing requires careful planning. Whatever your future goals, get organised now with the help of these tips and tools.

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Get some strategic insight on today's markets. Follow the latest industry news and analysis to keep your portfolio in tip-top shape.


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