Blog



Following Financial Tips Online


Posted: 9th July 2021 15:50

One of the big trends to start early in 2021 had been with the big retail trading boom following the GameStop short squeeze and all of the big market changes to follow, and with the ongoing changes seen with crypto currency during the big crackdown in China and other coins sparking a lot of drama, navigating online financial tips can be difficult. There are some that may be a bit more obvious, if you get a tip to place it all on red or telling you here are some online slots that can help you secure a big pay-out, you may be a little more wary, but if you have thousands in a community telling you that buying and holding a stock can be better in the long run, it’s a little harder to filter out the noise. So, what should you keep in mind when following financial tips online?

Most advice won’t be coming from an expert – It has become a bit of a joke within some of the bigger communities to round off any post stating that they’re not an expert, but the joke holds its own wisdom. For the most part, the vast majority of people that offer any sort of advice online regarding your finances will likely have very limited knowledge, you might get some confirmation bias on a previous thought or some very conflicted information, ultimately if you want to receive some sound advice then reach out to the professionals instead.

Your capital is your own – It’s easy to see the success stories of others too, those who have managed to make a solid guess or prediction and come out on top but looking to those who have succeed tends not to be the best bet and keeping in mind that your capital is your own is better financial advice than following. Different circumstances mean that coming in later could leave you worse off and following the success of somebody who came before may only continue to fuel their success whilst taking away from your own. Keep that in mind, your finances are your own, and should be kept that way unless your showing off your own big win.

Big communities have big voices – Finally, if you’re part of a big community offering tips of how they’ve succeeded, it’s important to know that these bigger communities are filled with big voices so some tips will always filter out on to the top above others, even if not particularly relevant – if you are part of these communities it’s important not to feel pressured to part with money you don’t have to, even if the prevailing sentiment is that it’s a “sure thing”, as that’s often where the biggest losses happen.


Comments


close

Subscribe to our newsletter

Sign up here and get the latest news and updates delivered directly to your inbox

You can unsubscribe at any time