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8 Quotes About the Stock Market to Live By

When investing in the stock market, other people’s advice and opinions can pull you in a million different directions. With so many potential moves to make, how do you know whose advice to follow? Here’s what we think: Listen to the experts. Listen to the people who have devoted their lives to the study of stock market volatility and how to make it work well for your money. We’ve compiled a list of eight of our favorite quotes about the stock market that can help guide you in making the best decisions for the money that will grow into your nest egg for retirement.

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5 Mistakes You Cannot Make in the Volatile Stock Market: Part 2

In yesterday’s blog, we discussed the first three in our series of mistakes you cannot make in the volatile stock market: burying your head in the sand, always following the crowd and ignoring the experts. Each of these mistakes could lead you down a path of losing the money that will support you in retirement. By having the foresight to know what to avoid, you can prevent yourself from making costly mistakes—and secure the money you need to live the retirement you deserve. Here, we’ll look at the last two in our series of mistakes you cannot make in the volatile stock market.

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5 Mistakes You Cannot Make in the Volatile Stock Market: Part 1

Riding the ups and downs of the stock market is a game that the majority of investors play throughout their lives. Some of us feel inclined to replace stock market risk with security as we grow older and closer to retirement—whether that means moving just a portion of our money to safe investments or all of it. Either way, there’s no question that the stock market is volatile by nature, which is reflected especially in its actions as of late. In February 2018, the stock market saw six 1,000 point swings during that month alone. In addition, the VIX volatility index measured more than 450 percent movement since the beginning of this year until now, indicating extreme volatility. In this volatile stock market, there are certain mistakes you need to avoid in order to maintain the nest egg you have worked hard to cultivate. We’ll look at three of those today as the first part of a two-part series.

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Stock Market Correction: What Is It, and How Do I Handle It?

If you’ve been following Ty J. Young Inc., you’ve probably heard us say time and time again that a stock market correction is inevitable. We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again. History shows us that stock market downturns exist in a pretty regular pattern, and they most often happen when the market is up and has been for some time. In fact, each of the bull markets in the past 40 years has had a correction.

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4 Healthy Responses to Stock Market Declines in Retirement

No one likes to lose money, and losing money during a time in your life when you are no longer receiving regular paychecks from your job can be all the more devastating. When you are older, you do not have as much time to make up for stock market losses as you did when you were younger. However, that does not mean that you have to completely give up the chance to capitalize on stock market gains. Consider these healthy responses to stock market declines in retirement.

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Ty J. Young’s 2018 Stock Market and Economic Report

A good stock market index provides you gains in your index annuity when it goes up—it’s as simple as that. Right now the 2018 stock market is looking unbelievably good—better than some of us have ever witnessed in our careers. After President Donald Trump was elected, not only has the stock market seen a meteoric rise, but the economy and its indicators have experienced a meteoric rise as well.

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Investing in the Era of Trump: What Should I Do With My Money?

This is the third part in a three-part series adapted from the Ty J. Young Inc. webinar, “Investing in the Era of Trump.”

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Investing in the Era of Trump: Is Stock Market Immunity to Current Events a Reality?

This is the second part in a three-part series adapted from the Ty J. Young Inc. webinar, “Investing in the Era of Trump.”

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Investing in the Era of Trump: Why Is the Stock Market Thriving?

This is the first part in a three-part series adapted from the Ty J. Young Inc. webinar, “Investing in the Era of Trump.”

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7 Major Financial Obstacles Retirees Are Facing in 2017: Stock Market Distrust

This is the final part of a seven-part series detailing challenges retirees are currently charged with overcoming in order to enjoy a financially stable retirement.

When The Great Recession hit in 2008, millions of Americans lost trillions of dollars in retirement savings. Since then, the S&P has recovered more than 200% from its lows, but many retirees who watched their hard-earned savings disappear in 2008 have understandably not recovered from the sting the stock market delivered them nearly 10 years ago. While it has been the trend that retirees reduce their investment risk as they age, due to stock market distrust, more and more retirees have turned toward fixed-income investment vehicles to secure their retirement savings.

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