Why should you study Warren Buffett?
Beyond being one of the richest men in the world. Beyond his phenomenal ability to invest.
The two things I admire most about Buffett are:
- His integrity
- He absolutely loves what he does
He’s gotten to the top by telling the truth. More so, that integrity allows him to love what he does.
So, when he dispenses advice–not only is it to become a better investor, it’s also about becoming a better person.
Here are ten life changing lessons we can all learn from Warren Buffett,
Warren Buffett Lessons for Investors
# 1) “Someone is sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.”
There have been a handful of other investors who have beat the market consistently.
Why then is Buffett one of the world’s richest man?
One of the primary yet little discussed reasons–he simply started the earliest and has been going the longest. When you compounding gains for 60+ years–you can’t help but build wealth.
# 2) “Risk comes from not knowing what you’re doing”
Certain kinds of investing are risky.
Buying and selling individual stocks frequently–for the average investor, that’s risky.
What about a long-term, index fund approach?
Over a 30-year period, the worst the stock market as a whole has performed was just under 8% a year.