I can't seem to retrieve an expression I read, that effectively meant “look at the bigger picture and don't be distracted by the details”.
It had to do with a (dog?) tail (that acted as the distraction), something like:
Don't loose the dog for the tail
The original context* was about ISAs, and non tax-exempt investments. And the bottom line was: (once you have maxed out your ISA) don't be put off by taxed investments (because of the sheer fact they are taxed), as you will still be winning at the end of the day.
Does an actual English expression matching this description exist?
* The following is not meant to be a financial advice, but simply providing context for my question. Your mileage may vary!