How Long Should I Hang On To An Investment

How Long Should I Hang On To An Investment?

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You’ll want to hang on to an investment as long as it meets your objectives. Is it likely to continue to perform as well as or better than comparable investments? Is it still appropriate for your age, risk tolerance and financial goals? Evaluating your investments once or twice a year will help you make that determination.

A common mistake among investors is to hold on to an investment because it has fallen in value, hoping to earn your losses back before moving on. A good rule of thumb is that if you aren’t willing to buy more of that investment at the lower value, it may be time to sell it. A good time to re-evaluate is when changes occur in the management of a mutual fund or company in which you own stock. You generally have no way of predicting what effect new management may have on the value of the securities.

 


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Prepared by Broadridge Investor Communication Solutions, Copyright 2019.

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