Stocks

DON’T TRY TO TIME THE MARKET!

August 1, 2020

DON’T TRY TO TIME THE MARKET!

S&P 500 Compound Annual Growth Rate
(Jan 1, 1995 – May 31, 2020)

  • 7.8% if fully invested
  • 5.9% if you miss 5 best
  • 2.4% if you miss the 20 best trading days
  • 0.6% if you miss the 30 best trading days
  • -1% if you miss the 40 best trading days
  • -2.5% if you miss the 50 best trading days

Source: Strategas Research Partners

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MAKE SURE YOU OWN SOME STOCKS

March 27, 2013

As far as inflation beating returns, preserving your purchasing power, U.S. stocks beat U.S. government bonds hands down.

 

CONSIDER PUTTING SOME MONEY INTO HIGH QUALITY COMPANIES WITH A HISTORY OF PAYING AND INCREASING DIVIDENDS

February 15, 2013

A Morningstar favorite with quality dividends:
Vanguard Dividend Appreciation ETF (VIG)
VIG Chart

VIG data by YCharts

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