Is your retirement market volatility proof? McKinsey & Company is an $8 billion worldwide management consulting firm founded in 1926...so they have an informed view regarding the global economy and its impact on the future direction of US markets. Since 1927, the S&P 500 (the market) has suffered a loss in 29 out of 88 years for a 32.9% loss ratio. Would you invest your retirement savings (401k, IRA, etc.) in anything if you knew there was a 32.9% chance of suffering a loss?
One thing is for certain, volatility is a part of investing, and no one can predict what the market is going to do. However, if you secure your retirement with a "Safe Money" indexed strategy you never again have to worry about that potential 32.9% loss because your savings are guaranteed. You cannot lose value due to negative market performance and your principal and credited interest are protected and locked in during future periods of market decline.
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