Even calm water can have ripples – there will be ups and downs, but Markets continually bounce back from crisis. Looking at S&P 500 index levels from the past 60 years reinforces that riding out the rough spots and staying invested long term will help you achieve higher returns as the market recovers.
Resiliency and Investing:
The Benefits of
Long Term Investing
No one can predict when markets will fall or rise, and the worst days are often followed by the best. The example below outlines the impact of missing out on some of the best days of performance on the S&P 500 Index over 20 years.
Staying invested and maintaining discipline through all market conditions is a time-tested strategy that pays off over the long-term. Contact an Advisor to get control over your long term financial plan.