Everyone is asking – how will my goals be impacted by the upcoming election?
When it comes to the stock market, elections matter less than you might think. The reality is that no matter which political party is in charge, the overall trajectory of the S&P500 has been positive. Let’s look at some facts and analysis that illustrate this.
The chart above shows annualized returns of the S&P500 during full presidential terms. With a few exceptions, average returns over the entire terms of most presidents have been positive, regardless of political party.
Now, in terms of your goals being impacted by legislation, that’s where you come in. Make sure to vote so your priorities and best interests are aligned with those in charge. In just the last few years we’ve seen some major changes through the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, SECURE Act, and CARES Act. Make sure to vote so your views on…
- Law & order
- Human rights law
(just to name a few!) are heard.