With every day that passes it seems more likely that I have managed a humbling achievement: I’ve conquered the three peaks.
This is not the more than 3,000 metre joint ascents of Snowdon, Scafell Pike and Ben Nevis though. Mine hurts a lot more.
It looks like my first investments in the stock market were just as share prices peaked, I then bought bitcoin at a high, and exchanged on a property just before house prices start to fall (and seem to be headed for a more sustained drop).
As far as “buy low, sell high” goes, I’m not off to a great start.
I’m 26, and started investing in July last year. The Vanguard LifeStrategy 100 Per Cent Equity fund — the main component