In the current economic climate, both new and experienced clients are somewhat uneasy about investing.
However, there is still abundant opportunity for investors to build wealth if they live by two key rules:
1 - continue to drip-feed new money into the markets
2 - properly diversify their portfolios
Factors such as unusual central bank policies in developed countries, economic slowdown in China and international security threats are all potential cause for concern; but even amongst the ongoing apprehensions raised by Brexit, instability unstable oil prices and unknown future of upcoming U.S. presidential elections, interest rates are still expected to soon rise.
For investors used to more consistent and greater returns, some have found these hard to come by of late and are claiming that global growth “isn’t what it used to be”, all this combined with mixed geopolitical factors that could impact the market are now being viewed as a definitive indicator.
However, this period of relatively low market volatility, fueled by contradicting statements from analysts, economists, politicians and media commentators is not necessarily the ‘calm before the storm’.
It is imperative that we not overlook the fundamentals.
In order to accumulate wealth investors must adopt an attitude which includes these two important elements: