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6 TIPS TO N A VIG A TE VOL A TILE M A RKETS

When markets get choppy, it pays to have an investing plan and to stick to it. Here are some tips from Fidelity Investments:

01 KEEP PERSPECTIVE: DOWNTURNS ARE NORMAL AND TYPICALLY SHORT Market downturns may be unsettling, but history shows stocks have recovered and delivered long-term gains Over the past 35 years, the stock market has fallen 14% on average from high to low each year, but still managed gains in 80% of calendar years

02 GET A PLAN YOU CAN LIVE WITH – THROUGH MARKET UPS AND DOWNS Your mix of stocks, bonds and short-term investments will determine your potential returns, but also the likely swings in your portfolio Pick an investment mix that aligns with your goals, timeframe, and financial situation, and you can stick with despite market volatility

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