Knowing your personality type can help you avoid common investing pitfalls and maximise your profits. In the last of this investing personalities series, we take a closer look at two more temperaments: the showy peacock and the high-flying eagle.

Words by Budget Babe

Read Part 1 here: What’s Your Investing Personality?
Read Part 2 here:
Investing Personality: Are You a Dove or an Owl

Not sure what your personality type is? Take this short quiz to find out.

The Peacock

Peacocks are the life of the party, and as a friend, the Peacock can infuse much excitement and enthusiasm into your life. Peacocks are optimistic, spontaneous, impulsive, embrace change, and love the thrill of a fast chase. Unfortunately, however, their lack of attention to details and impatience are probably some of the worst traits when it comes to investing.

When it comes to choosing stocks, Peacocks love hearing about …