The discipline it takes to be a prudent investor, especially during times of heightened uncertainty, has been a common theme in many of our conversations with clients lately. Emotions can run high; it is a natural response to find yourself tempted into taking action. The non-stop news cycle and the siren call of social media updates also help fuel this sense of urgency.
At times like these, we are often asked to share our insight on navigating challenging environments and what we’ve learned from three decades in the investment management business. Here are a few things we believe investors can do to help instill a long-term mindset:
Finally, think of our team at Litman Gregory as your sounding board and advocate, helping you weigh your natural impulse to act against your long-term goals, work through strategies, and keep your investment decisions and portfolio on track.
Do you have more questions or want to discuss the topics covered in this post? Please call your Litman Gregory Wealth Advisor or contact us here.
Actions to Take in Uncertain Times
In a volatile environment like the one we find ourselves in today, and experienced just two years ago in 2020, we recognize that some investors feel as though they should make changes in their portfolios—even if just to take action.
Research Update on Market Volatility
Given the renewed market downturn, fed by high uncertainty around inflation and the war in Ukraine, we want to share our most-current views and portfolio positioning with clients and followers of our research.
Commentary from Our CIO—First Quarter 2022
In this commentary, we highlight key developments in the global economy and financial markets. The biggest macro event was Russia’s brutal invasion of Ukraine. As is our job, our focus is on the economic and financial market impact of this event. Clearly, the human impact has been devastating and tragic, and our hearts and support are with the Ukrainian people.