You should regularly check your investments but checking on them too often can create unnecessary stress and anxiety.
For long-term investors, holding on to your investments, even during downturns, has generally been an effective strategy assuming that your financial goals and situation remains unchanged.
A pandemic can lead to hasty decisions, such as panic selling or buying stocks on an impulse.
If you become unemployed, you might need to cash out some of your investments for short-term expenses. Review your financial goals to make sure your investments align with them.
Throughout history, stocks have generated long-term gains despite many short-term declines caused by global events. If you’re a long-term investor, weathering a pandemic requires patience and thoughtful planning.Learn more