Wouldn’t it be nice if all investments were low risk, high return and required little or no work? Unfortunately, that’s not reality. As Warren Buffet once said, “if past history was all there was to the (investing) game, the richest people would be a librarian.”
Investing requires much more than knowledge of past history. You have to analyze trends, sure, but you also have to put in some hard work and often react quickly. Additionally, you have to tailor your strategy depending on the type of investment you’re pursuing. Take commercial real estate, for example. Should you treat your CRE investments the same way you would the stock market or other physical assets?