It should come as no surprise that the economy is a crucial issue now.
But here's something that may surprise you. More than 90% of investors say they plan to change their portfolio in the 12 months following the election.1
Some are preparing to adjust their stock holdings, while others are looking to change their bond positions. Some say they expect to boost their cash portion, while others consider doing "something else financially" due to the election.1
During each election cycle, it's common to see surveys that ask investors, "Do you plan to make any changes to your portfolio as a result of the election?"
Second-guessing your investment strategy is natural, especially with the election.
But this election cycle, challenge yourself to be confident. To be a patient investor who knows that investing involves risks, making decisions based on your goals, time horizon, and risk tolerance. Be the bold investor who knows that sound analysis should drive portfolio decisions, not a knee-jerk reaction to a current event.
1. HartfordFunds, “2020 Customer Election Survey”
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