8 Financial Tips From Peter Lynch

Lynch The Legend

Investing comes with its own set of risks - but if you know how to do your homework like investor and fund manager Peter Lynch, you’ll do well! Here are his top tips.

On The Fear Of Investing In Stocks


“Everyone has the brainpower to follow the stock market. If you made it through fifth-grade math, you can do it."

On Making The Effort To Understand


“If you're prepared to invest in a company, then you ought to be able to explain why in simple language that a fifth-grader could understand.”

On Volatility And Sticking It Out When Things Look Grim


“In the stock market, the most important organ is the stomach. It's not the brain.”

On Being Rigid


“Investing in stocks is an art, not a science, and people who've been trained to rigidly quantify everything have a big disadvantage.”

On Research


“Never invest in any company before you've done the homework on the company's earnings prospects, financial condition, competitive position, plans for expansion, and so forth.”

On Mutual Funds


“Equity mutual funds are the perfect solution for people who want to own stocks without doing their own research.”

On Loss


“In this business, if you're good, you're right six times out of ten. You're never going to be right nine times out of ten."

 On Patience


“Time is on your side when you own shares of superior companies."

 Mutual Fund investments are subject to market risks, read all scheme related documents carefully.