125 J Mintzmyer - My Top Advice For DIY Investors

January 17, 20175 min
J Mintzmyer is one of 25 Seeking Alpha Contributors participating in the 2017 DIY Investing Summit. In the summit, one of the questions I asked J was what his top advice would be for DIY investors. Below is an excerpt from the interview and a summary of his response. J's top advice for DIY investors... The more you invest, the more you realize you're fallible Limit your allocations to speculative investments (no more than 20-30% of portfolio) Don't let someone else dictate your style Never invest money you think you'll need in 3-5 years Try to limit your emotions as best as possible Your investments should be based on fundamentals (ex: earnings? cash flow? etc) and should be a story you believe in If the story changes, sell; don't try to hang around and get lucky If price drops and fundamentals are intact, don't panic Remember why you bought This is just a small excerpt of what's covered in the interview. The interview if full of detailed tips on J's core investment strategies, top a

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