Elections and Your Investments: My Candidate Lost…Do I Sell?
What has historically occurred after a Presidential Election?
Source: DIMENSIONAL FUND ADVISORS
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Keep Long-Term Goals in Mind
We are investors rather than speculators. We are not seeking to time the markets, but rather to own quality investments that will stand the test of time.
Though pullbacks and sustained periods of volatility are stressful, they are a normal and natural part of market cycles. As financial professionals, our job is to sort through the barrage of information and look at the fundamental factors underneath. Your job is to stay calm and focused on your goals knowing that there are serious professionals who can help you navigate the details.
A good place to start is having investments diversified and knowing that if you are going to be in the market for the next 10 years or more. If you find yourself closer to retirement, we’d be honored to help you take a look at your finances for free and walk you through some options.
Key Take Away
Historically, election outcomes have had very little impact on long-term investments.
Elections are by their nature disruptive events that capture our attention, but they need not disrupt our long-term financial goals because of our overreaction to them.
Elections do matter. It is our privilege and our duty to participate at the ballot box. So, let’s all get out and vote on November 3rd, but keep our eyes firmly on our long-term financial goals.
At Medallion Financial Group, we believe financial planning is about Family. We have been helping families invest in the future since 1987 through a holistic planning approach. We recognize there are a variety of needs when it comes to retirement planning, plan rollovers, annuities, college planning, life insurance options, and investment management. It is easy to get lost in a sea of choices. Our financial advisors help with the basics and beyond to enable our clients to get the education, advice and management they need to retire with confidence.
Our focus is twofold: first and foremost, we are fiduciary advisors. We stand against any violation of laws, values, and ethics. Second, we treat our clients as part of our family, not only those who call Maryland and Georgia home, but clients across the US who have benefited from our reputation of personal service, integrity, and expertise.
We strive to exceed client’s expectations – because we have high expectations of ourselves.