I heard the economy is bad right now: why should I invest?

There’s never a bad time to invest in your retirement and a down economy is no exception. Unless you’re retiring soon, investing for the long term is almost always a smart move.

Market fluctuations are normal and there will be up days and down days. Overall, short term dips usually have a negligible impact long term. Guideline’s passive investing strategy is designed for long term success, as we prioritize low cost investments and diversification within different asset classes.

Ultimately, there’s never a bad time to start saving for your retirement, and investing during a down market can actually be advantageous.

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