The Magic of Low Expectations

When I was engaged five years ago, I sat down with my soon-to-be wife to have a crucial talk -- about how we could ensure a life of happiness even when life would throw us a curve ball. I told her that I could almost guarantee her a fun-filled marriage if she did just one thing: maintain low expectations of me. Boy, did I turn out to be prophetic with that piece of advice. As long as she's kept her expectations low, odds have been high for me to consistently exceed them -- and, as we men all know, that makes for a happy life. 

So it goes with the finding value in the stock market. In other words, you should seek out securities for which the masses have the absolute lowest hopes when it comes to future potential. If those businesses start to exceed the market's expectations, odds are very high that you will be happy, if not ecstatic, with the returns that you will enjoy. With that in mind, let's turn to one of my longtime favorite groups: the financials....357 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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