What Happens Today & Tomorrow Means Nothing
|Written by Nick Lincoln, IFA|
My extensive research concludes that either Trump or Clinton will win: beyond that, everything is uncertain. Whichever way the election goes, world stock markets could well have kittens, to use a technical phrase.
Such times can be deeply unsettling - nobody enjoys seeing the value of their investments fall, however temporarily. But most of my clients' portfolios span decades. For many families, their financial plans are powered by investments that will likely extend over 30 years or more.
Long Journeys Are Made Up of Lots of Little Steps
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In time, the US election will be just another "event", just another (potential) blip. Until the next one comes along, as it invariably will.
The short presentation to the right (or click here) may help put the above ramblings into context. Time is a great healer, especially with your investments.
In terms of your financial well-being, what happens today and tomorrow is - honestly - pretty irrelevant. What happens over the decades is what matters.