The market may be a fickle thing, but good advice is timeless. Heed these words of wisdom from the best minds and most successful personalities in investment and finance.
Benjamin Franklin: "An investment in knowledge pays the best interest."
It's not all about money. Take it from Benjamin Franklin, who says that knowledge gives the best pay-off. Due diligence is key in every real estate purchase.
Warren Buffett: "I will tell you how to become rich. Close the doors. Be fearful when others are greedy. Be greedy when others are fearful."
Go against the flow, says iconic American investor Warren Buffett, the third richest man in the world. A keen investor isn't prey to herd mentality.
Robert Arnott: "In investing, what is comfortable is rarely profitable."
Higher stakes, bigger returns. Opportunities don't come to those who stay put in their comfort zone, says the renowned American entrepreneur.
Robert Kiyosaki: "It's not how much money you make, but how much money you keep, how hard it works for you, and how many generations you keep it for."
A top investor and best-selling author of financial literacy, Robert Kiyosaki advises against short-sighted greed. Know the value of money beyond the digits.
Peter Lynch: "Know what you own, and know why you own it."
A property that makes money today may turn into a money pit in the future. Investors should know when to keep and when to let go of their assets, according to Peter Lynch, a celebrated businessman and investor.
Dave Ramsey: "Financial peace isn't the acquisition of stuff. It's learning to live on less than you make, so you can give money back and have money to invest. You can't win until you do this."
Best-selling author and TV host Dave Ramsey dukes out timeless advice: within your means, learn how to grow your money, and be generous by giving back.
Philip Fisher: "The stock market is filled with individuals who know the price of everything, but the value of nothing."
Price is not the same thing as value, says Fisher, a pioneering stock investor and the best-selling author of "Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits." In real estate, the quote holds true: a house isn't always its price tag.
Paul Clitheroe: "Invest in yourself. Your career is the engine of your wealth."
The best investment one can make is in self-enrichment. Australian financial analyst and TV personality Paul Clitheroe picks out the importance of continuous self-growth. Keep learning and investing in your skills.