As we view the recent downturn in the stock market, we think about how relieving it would be to receive a steady 4% rate of return every year rather than having these ups and downs. However, a down market is not always a bad thing. There are several reasons why it is okay for the markets to occasionally correct. Here are a few:
Whether at a social event or in a client meeting, we regularly get questions about the best place to invest in the moment and the right places to consume investment advice. The current market conditions create a perfect time to discuss this. Many people are nervously watching the beginning of 2016 and considering adjustments in their investments.