We know the market has experienced volatility lately, which for most normal people, provokes some anxiety when you open your most recent statement. It can be hard to stomach seeing some red in your account! But don’t be alarmed – changes in value are typical and expected when investing in the market.
As investors, even in today's climate, we find that maintaining a long-term perspective helps keep us grounded. We know that the market goes up more often than it goes down and that short-term fluctuations in price indicate a healthy market of buyers and sellers. It can feel counterintuitive, but the current environment may be a buying opportunity!
So, where the market heading is maybe less important than your plan to cope with the market. In fact, there’s Nobel Prize-winning research into the effect that losses have on our behavior. We encourage you to take a moment to review the linked article!
If you have question or concerns about your account’s performance, please don’t hesitate to reach out and schedule some time with our office.
Rest assured: we are actively monitoring the market as well as your accounts. We maintain a diversified portfolio to potentially reduce your accounts’ sensitivity to significant market moves and offer possible participation in any market recovery.
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