Everyone makes mistakes when it comes to investing and investment strategy, especially when reviewing a track record over a long term period of time. However, some mistakes can be worse than others. Whether you are just beginning to invest for your future or you have been investing for many years, the possibility and risk that your strategy may not pan out always exists. Being able to maximize your returns means being able to recognize what you should and shouldn’t do with your investments and savings. Here are the most common pitfalls and errors that investors should be cognizant of and how to avoid them.