The Great Debate UK

The plight of middle-aged investors


david-kuo_motley-fool- David Kuo is director at The Motley Fool. The opinions expressed are his own. -

What is the one thing that young investors have but older investors would give their eye teeth?

This isn’t a trick question and nor does it have anything to do with body parts.

The answer is time. Older investors may have more money, more experience and more investing knowledge than younger investors. But the thing that older investors don’t have on their side is time – time to correct mistakes should anything go wrong with your investments.