Any advice for dealing with market volatility?

The notion of investing in the stock market without volatility is as illusory as a car without an engine. Like it or not, the two concepts invariably go hand-in-hand. But does that mean you should avoid volatility — and investing — altogether?

Market uncertainty can naturally cause panic and lead to poor investment decisions, yet by recognizing short-term market uncertainty for what it is, you can help ensure that it doesn’t derail your long-term goals.

Here are 5 tried and tested principles that can help you gain needed perspective.

Last updated July 14, 2020