Most investors base the success of their portfolio on one factor, whether or not the total value is currently up. While earning money is everyone’s ultimate goal, all investors must be willing to incur some losses over the years. A truly successful portfolio is not always skyrocketing upward. A successful portfolio will normally fluctuate within the expected range that each individual investor is comfortable with. A successful investor will embrace these fluctuations and remained disciplined in volatile markets to achieve their long-term goals. For more information, click here.