How to Break Up With Your Stock

Why would you kick a stock to the curb? You first need to remember why you bought it in the first place.

You’ve had some good times together. You’ve had some bad times. Now you have to decide if it’s time for your stock to start seeing other people. Selling isn’t easy, especially if you’ve been together for a long time.

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John Waggoner
Contributing Writer, Kiplinger.com
John Waggoner has put personal finance and investing into plain English for more than three decades. He was a senior columnist for InvestmentNews and, prior to that, USA TODAY's personal finance columnist for 25 years. He has written for Morningstar, The Wall Street Journal, and Money magazine. Waggoner has also written three books on finance and investing. He has an undergraduate and graduate degree in English literature and is working on his Certified Financial Planner designation. He lives in Vienna, Virginia.