I have made several mistakes in my investment strategy, but one becomes more obvious each day. I should have bought stock in a company selling metal detectors.
_ I believe that I have mentioned something about life being a game. If not, then several other more worthy observers have spoken or written these words.
A major factor in the game is money, which in itself offers many sorts of games. One of them is investing. Following the advice of wiser men, I have spread my wealth among different forms of investment. Some have been wise, and some have been not so wise. All in all, I am slightly ahead in the game, despite disastrous effects of events in 2007 and more recently.
Today, I met with the investment advisor of one bank, at which I have a small amount of money. He informed me of the obvious: my money was not doing much for me. I had considered this depot to be like the basement in my house: my kids would inherit it and they could clean it up. But, he convinced me to make some changes, which made sense. I believe that only a stupid person does not change his mind, so I wished to prove that I am not always stupid.
It will be interesting to see, in a few years, if I was stupid to change my mind...
Prior to writing novels, the author enjoyed a multifaceted career: from decorated combat aviator to advertising professional to global communications director of a major consumer brand. He has traveled the world and met sports, film and television stars, political leaders, and royalty. He graduated from Middlebury College, is married, lives in Germany, and has two grown children.