Why You Shouldn’t Fret Market Volatility

Market volatility is a common occurrence when it comes to investing.

Over the past 10 years, the S&P 500 index has seen drawdowns of between 5% to 10% almost every year. Some years way more, like in 2020.

But during those drawdowns are where opportunities lie.

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Because over the long term, the stock market has gone on to march up higher, despite all the headwinds.

And those short-term drawdowns seem like a non-event if you zoom waaaay out.

So, as long-term investors, we should embrace market volatility instead of fearing it.

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