In the upside-down world logic that applies to much of investing, there are a bunch of mistakes investors often make which makes it harder for them to reach their financial goals. Many of the mistakes investors make are based on common sense rules of thumb that turn out to be wrong. As investment markets are forward looking it's often wise for investors to turn common sense logic on its head. A key way to avoid many of the mistakes of investing is to have a long-term investment plan that aligns your financial goals with your risk tolerance. This note looks at the nine most common mistakes investors make. (VIEW LINK)