Well, it’s over. Donald Trump is going to be our president in the new year. There’s a good chance that you’re either thrilled or appalled. This has to have been one of the most highly contested elections in U.S. history. So it’s understandable that some people are feeling a bit nervous about the next year or so with regards to their investments.
Seriously. Just ignore the election results and keep on with your plan. With history as our guide, the long-term picture is rosy for investors – no matter what ‘The Donald’ and his cabinet do. Minus a full-on nuclear war with Russia or China, that is. Investors will be just fine.
Make sure to find out how Trump’s victory will affect the markets.
Calming Your Clients
In the weeks following the election, there’s been a fair bit of coverage dealing with how financial advisors and investment managers should help calm their clients. “Calming clients’ fears is advisors’ No. 1 goal,” “How to Talk to Clients After the Election,” and “10 Talking Points To Soothe Your Clients,” are all titles of articles I’ve seen on various advisor websites and channels.