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Want more control of your retirement financial goals despite the political uncertainties? Start here!
Should you make changes to your retirement strategy in advance of the November 2020 elections? To help you decide, we’ll review:
What’s on your mind regarding retirement and the upcoming electionsTake the survey
The historical impacts elections may/may not have had on the economyRelive the history
Alternative ideas to help you protect your retirement visionGet some ideas
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What’s on your mind?
As we approach the November elections, how are you feeling about your financial strategy?
Answer three questions and see how you match up with the more than 1,000 U.S. investors we recently surveyed.
What do you consider to be the biggest risk to the performance of your investments over the next year?
Voting for action?
Have you made or are planning to make changes to your retirement financial strategy prior to the 2020 elections? Which of these actions have you taken in the last 12 months or plan to take?
How do you expect the stock market and other investments to behave during the course of the Presidential campaign?
We the people
In addition to the survey, we asked everyday people about the 2020 election and their retirement strategies.
See what they're planning to do (if anything) to help keep their retirement strategies on track.
What type of effect do election cycles really have on the economy? Take a look.
Do elections create volatility?
Over the last 50 years, the Dow Jones Industrial Average has experienced significant swings from the year of an election to the year following it, regardless of the victorious party. Roll over the chart below to highlight market results by each four-year term.
PERFORMANCE DATA QUOTED REPRESENTS PAST PERFORMANCE AND DOES NOT GUARANTEE FUTURE RESULTS.
Historical data of the DJIA chart above reflects annualized average returns and is inflation-adjusted based on Consumer Price Index and each data point represents the month-end closing value and does not include reinvestment of dividends.
Are recessions partisan?
Recessions can put retirement plans to the test. However, recessions are a natural part of the economic cycle, with six occurring over the last 50 years. History has shown that recessions are independent and not correlated with any one party being in power.
Your Retirement Party
Let’s now pivot to what’s most important to you for your retirement.
What are your biggest goals? Biggest concerns? And what kind of questions would you like to ask a financial professional on the road to your retirement?Questions based on Global Atlantic’s “Vote for your Retirement” 2020 Investor Study, October, 2019.
What’s your platform?
What’s your most important financial goal for your retirement? Click your response and then see what over 1,000 investors like you are planning.
Who are your challengers?
What is your top concern that could impact your financial situation in retirement?
Protect your retirement dreams
Now that you’ve shared your retirement hopes and fears, consider a fixed annuity with one of these three strategies to help protect what matters most to you in your retirement.
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Choose your campaign manager
Retirement planning can be complicated. For your retirement party, work with a financial professional to help you tailor your financial strategy (and feel free to ask any questions that this site may have sparked).
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