Last Updated Aug 12, 2011 12:05 AM EDT
But before you click on the link, let me warn you that it has a bit of profanity. So if that is something you find offensive, you might not want to click through. For those who wouldn't be offended, and who choose to invest the minute to watch this video, go ahead and click on the link below.
Video: E-Trade Baby Loses Everything
I hope you enjoyed it as much as I did.
My editor says I've got to have a point to everything I write. So my point is merely that a good laugh can help put things in perspective, and putting things in perspective can help one see the big picture. And maybe if one can see the big picture one can remember, the next time the market loses seven percent in a day, that it's only money. A good laugh and enjoying life is far more important.
With that perspective, go ahead and do the right thing by practicing hurts so good investing.