Dealing With Investment Anxiety

Do you ever have trouble sleeping at night? Do you lie awake at night worrying about your investment portfolio?

For savers on the Road to Financial Independence, investment anxiety can make for a lot of restless nights. With so much of our net worth tied up in investments, large swings can big changes in our net worth when the market moves. Worries about the market can cripple investors, and keep them up at night.

Today I’m going to discuss investment anxiety, and some easy methods for dealing with it…

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Why I Don’t Drink

In Westernized cultures, the drinking of alcoholic beverages is widely accepted. In most social situations, it’s considered OK to drink. Nearly every social function you can think of is literally doused in alcohol.

In the United States alone, $197 billion dollars was spent on alcoholic beverages in 2012. That’s 9.4 billion gallons at an average price of $20.95 per gallon. Incredible! And expensive!

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