Rick Ferri Quotes

Who is Rick Ferri?

Richard A. Ferri is a stock investor and author of several investment books.


Best 8 Quotes by Rick Ferri

“Let’s face it: Most investment companies are in business to make money from you, not for you. Every dollar you save in commissions and fee expenses goes right to your bottom line.”

Rick Ferri

"All About Asset Allocation" Quotes

“Asset allocation eliminates the need to predict the near-term future direction of the financial markets and eliminates the risk of being in the wrong market at the wrong time.”

Rick Ferri
All About Asset Allocation

“Investors who followed a broadly diversified asset allocation that included a total market fund and a small value index fund would have faired very well during the past decade.”

Rick Ferri
All About Asset Allocation

“Nothing destroys a good long-term plan like extreme short-term volatility. That throws people off track, and they often do things that are emotional rather than rational.”

Rick Ferri
All About Asset Allocation

“Overconfident investors generally believe that they have more knowledge and information than they actually have. As a result, they tend to trade too much and underperform the market.”

Rick Ferri
All About Asset Allocation

“The enemy of a good asset allocation is the quest for a perfect one. Fight the urge to be perfect.”

Rick Ferri
All About Asset Allocation

“The problem with long-term investing is the short term.”

Rick Ferri
All About Asset Allocation

“Volatility creates lower returns and thus is itself a risk. If you can reduce the volatility in a portfolio, then the compounded return moves higher, closer to the simple average return of the weighted investments in the portfolio. This is how lower portfolio price volatility increases portfolio return over time.”

Rick Ferri
All About Asset Allocation