November 3, 2017 – Read Chad O’Connoll’s article on investing, published in the Business First of Buffalo.
Stock market volatility can hamper even the best laid plans. And when it comes to retirement savings, we’re all at risk of losing faith in our goals and objectives. In fact, the standard SEC disclaimer that past performance does not guarantee (or predict) future results exists because one of the more common approaches for choosing mutual funds is to rely on prior-period performance, despite decades of academic research showing that such behavior has consistently produced below-benchmark returns.
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