Stoic Investing: Why managing your emotions is the key to building wealth

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Stoicism is a philosophy that favors the long-term over the short-term. If we apply that philosophy to investing, it means that Stoic Investing is about putting your money to work today so that you don’t have to work later.

Edward O. Thorp, American mathematics professor, and former hedge fund manager, said it best in his biography A Man for All Markets

“Properly managing investments would better prepare people for retirement and make them less dependent on society during their lifetimes.”

In this article, I’ll share the lessons I’ve learned from Stoic philosophers and from investors who favored the long-term. Stoicism can help you to become a more consistent investor, through the ups and downs of the market. 

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