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May 22, 2023Liked by Ben Le Fort

I was 44 in 2008, did the panic pull and late to get back in. However did get back in, now using index funds. Thankfully have enough liquidity to wait out a downturn/upturn. My advice when the downturn hits, do not watch! Trust history and wait for the recovery!

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Thanks for sharing that Cathy. Always interested in hearing people's experience in 08-09. Sounds like you learned all the right lessons from that time!

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May 22, 2023Liked by Ben Le Fort

Hard lessons indeed!

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Really enjoy this analogy of panic selling to a mid-life crisis!

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Thanks Jenny! When I read the description of the person most likely to panic sell “45 year old, married dad” it kind of wrote itself lol

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So true, as soon as you described that person, I was like "yup!" My favorite is when they then proceed to tell you how they outsmarted everyone with their strategy!

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