Top 5 Investing Myths

Some of the more traditional ways of investing for both capital preservation and compounding purposes, such as purchasing a local family business or buying into a far larger enterprise by way of a public stock exchange to provide a continuous stream of income for years or even decades to come, have unfortunately — to the detriment of investors everywhere — not been perpetuated to quite the same extent as some of the more fabled stories presented below.

As contributed to Canadian MoneySaver Magazine (requires subscription)