Patience Pays for Investing Decisions

I maintain my fervor for high-yielding investments despite their credit risk.

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My three-day rule states that upon any news-driven market crisis, wait three business days to move money.

Anyone who spent the weekend after Thanksgiving pondering risk from Black Friday's omicron shock benefited by standing pat.

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Jeffrey R. Kosnett
Senior Editor, Kiplinger's Personal Finance
Kosnett is the editor of Kiplinger's Investing for Income and writes the "Cash in Hand" column for Kiplinger's Personal Finance. He is an income-investing expert who covers bonds, real estate investment trusts, oil and gas income deals, dividend stocks and anything else that pays interest and dividends. He joined Kiplinger in 1981 after six years in newspapers, including the Baltimore Sun. He is a 1976 journalism graduate from the Medill School at Northwestern University and completed an executive program at the Carnegie-Mellon University business school in 1978.