At some point in time, investors ask themselves this tough question. It’s understandable considering how much emotional currency we place on our own perceived success or failure with investing. Did I have a good year with my investment? Tough question. Relative to what? The markets? My own goals or design of my portfolio? My expectations? What my friends say? What CNBC says? No wonder, we all feel that sense of anxiety about how we’re doing and whether we should change investment strategies. There are clear answers to these questions for mature investors who understand markets and themselves. Let’s dive in.