Yesterday, our Financial Service Representative Roger Turner shared a real-world example of how long-term investing and proper asset allocation can be used to weather swings in the market. Today’s infographic from Jemstep has a similar message.
According to one example, a long-term investment plan with a diversified portfolio could have outperformed the S&P 500 between 2000 and 2011. Furthermore, research shows that 85% of buy/sell decisions are wrong.
Click on the image above for more info and stats on long-term investing and asset allocation. To see how Covenant Trust Company’s investment philosophy compares, you can read our investment strategy here.