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April 25th, 2019

Is the stock market about to crash?

Investment | Financial Education

“Expect the best. Prepare for the worst.”

That’s the advice I give clients.

No one knows what the future holds

But there are ways to mitigate the impact of a downturn.

Here’s how.

Don’t be misled by the media and financial ‘experts’.

Their information drives unnecessary panic.

Short-term predictions are notoriously inaccurate.

And reacting to recent market events is dangerous for your returns.

Watch this video for more on the topic.

Whether a market crash happens tomorrow or in a few years…

You should remain unaffected.

Evidence shows that trying to time the market is detrimental to your returns.

And markets have a wonderful way of recovering.

The 2008 crisis is a prime example.

If you’re looking for a financial adviser to keep you on track, get in touch.

We’ll make sure that no matter what – you’re always working towards your goals.

Book a discovery call today

 

Further reading

(click the titles to view):

 

1. What do I do if the market goes down? [Blog]

Investing is emotional.

When the markets crash, we immediately feel we want to do something.

But the best way to react, is by not doing anything at all.

Here’s why.

 

2. If you’re panicking about the markets, stop and read this [Blog]

No one likes losing.

(Especially losing money).

In fact, science says we feel a loss more deeply…

Than we do a gain.

Do you agree?

 

3. Active or passive, which is best when markets plummet? [Blog]

When we have a correction or crash, will you be better off in actively managed funds or passively managed ones?

Find out here.

 

4. Hidden Charges [Free Guide]

Hidden charges devastate the best laid financial plans.

Most expats' portfolios are slowly but surely being destroyed by hidden commission, fees and charges.

When you know what you're dealing with, then can you fight back.

About Stuart Ritchie

Stuart Ritchie is a Chartered Financial Planner, APFS, Chartered Wealth Manager, Chartered FCSI

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