|Why Should You Diversify|
Equity allocation decisions based on return differences over a relatively short period may result in missing opportunities that the global markets offer.
After a period of relative calm in the stock market, investors have experienced increased volatility in recent months. While market volatility can create anxiety for some, reacting emotionally and changing long-term investment strategies in response to short-term declines could prove more harmful than helpful.
|The total cost of a mutual fund can be difficult to assess and requires a thorough understanding of costs beyond what a management expense ratio can tell investors on its own. Investors should look beyond any one metric and instead evaluate the total cost of ownership of an investment solution.|
|Creating a portfolio you are comfortable with, understanding that uncertainty is a part of investing, and sticking to a plan may ultimately lead to a better investment experience. A financial advisor can provide the expertise, perspective, and encouragement to keep clients focused on the destination.|
|At some point, most investors ask themselves questions like: “Do I have to outsmart the market to be successful?” or “Will a fund with strong past performance do well in the future?” A few key principles can help provide answers and improve the odds of investment success in the long run.|