Plenty of investors start out well. They build a diversified portfolio of low-cost index funds.

But then an analyst on Bloomberg says bonds are going to crash.

An expert on CNBC says U.S. stocks will fall.

A financial magazine says Asian stocks will soar.

The headline reads, “These Are The ETFs To Buy Right Now!”

Suddenly, you have an itch that’s begging to be scratched. By tweaking your portfolio, you might gain a performance edge.

But here’s something to remember: your portfolio is much like a bar of soap.

The more you mess with it, the smaller it’s likely to get.

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