1. Do not attempt to time the market
    You can’t reach your long term goals with short term thinking
    ‘Market timing’ is buying and selling based on the belief you can pick where the markets are heading in the short-term. In reality, this is very difficult to do. Share market growth has often come in dramatic spurts that can easily be missed if you’re sitting on the sidelines waiting for an anticipated correction or bear market to occur. Russell research has shown that nobody can successfully time the market.