Come here often? Make XFINITY.com your homepage » close

close

Your XFINITY Connect session has timed out due to inactivity. Click here to go back close

CBSMoneyWatch: The 7 Deadly Financial Mistakes

2. Creating an overly optimistic financial plan.

From the mid-1990s until the financial crisis, too many plans relied on the expectation that annual investment returns would average 10 percent. Those whose assumptions were more conservative faced far fewer surprises when the negative years rolled in.

(iStock)

More From MoneyWatch:
5 Social Security Myths that Have to Go
10 Questions to Ask a Financial Advisor
How to Negotiate the Cost of Anything



The opinions expressed are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Comcast.

Ad Info - Ad Feedback

Ad Info - Ad Feedback

Loading...