Lemons to Lemonade: The Planning Opportunities Created by Market Instability
by Bernstein Wealth Management Research Reports
The market turbulence of recent years has been hard on investors emotionally as well as financially. Many are “shell-shocked” and scared to make any decision; others are panicking and want to sell any risk-bearing investments. Unfortunately, emotional choices tend to lead to bad outcomes. Inaction can cause one to miss valuable opportunities, and panic can cause one to sell assets at the worst time—when their price is temporarily depressed. Fortunately, there are a number of simple actions one can take that can have significant benefits and higher effectiveness when the market is lower. As the old saying goes, “If life deals you lemons, make lemonade.”
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