Investors always have a long list of things to worry about but this year, navigating the choppy markets in the current climate is most probably on the top of most investors' lists.
As markets battle this turbulent time with various news filling headlines around the world, it is natural for investors to feel a sense of unease when they watch the value of their investments rise and fall. However, one of the biggest mistakes investors can make is selling when the market falls.
After reading this e-guide, you will learn how to maintain financial well-being in this scary market, by ignoring short-term fluctuations and refocusing on your long-term goals.
Remember, the best thing to do is to stick to your long-term plan and think in terms of decades not days.
The value of an investment with St. James’s Place will be directly linked to the performance of the funds selected and may fall as well as rise. You may get back less than the amount invested.
Now is the time to step back and ignore the noise.
Financial wellbeing in scary markets
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When it comes to investing, especially during tumultuous times, the best thing is to stick to your long-term plan and think in terms of decades not days.
Watch this video as we explain why it is best to stick to long-term plans.
With ongoing volatile markets, we need to be able to navigate such exacting periods, if we are to enjoy long-run investment success.
In this article, we look at some of the key features of a ‘bear market'.
Over the short-term, markets often look volatile and scary. But if you’re a long-term investor, thinking in ‘decades not days’ will help you feel in control, and remain focused on your goals.
Watch on to find out more.
It can tempting to cash out or think about moving to less risky investments but doing so would crystallise your losses.
Wherever you are in your retirement savings journey, there are ways to make it through the current uncertainty.
Hear from Johanna Kyrklund, Group Chief Investment Officer from Schroders, and Angelina Lai, Asia Chief Investment Officer from St. James’s Place in this snippet as they discuss what should investors do to navigate the choppy markets in the current climate.