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5 Keys to a Long Term Strategy in a Volatile Market

Five Keys to maintaining a Long Term Strategy:

Maintain Perspective– quick impulse decisions can undermine long-term growth. Patience has rewarded stock holders throughout history.

Know your Goals– Focus on your investing objectives and keep your systematic investment approach to reaching your long-term goals. Take emotions out of the market swings.

Benefits of Asset Allocation– A diversified portfolio allows you to mitigate risk over many asset classes.

Stay the Course– Volatility is inevitable. Letting your emotions make decisions may lead to buying high and selling low. Do not bail on your investment strategy.

Moving Forward– Review your portfolio allocations to make sure they are still in line with your goals, time horizon and risk tolerance.

Sound planning allows you to stay the course!

Chesapeake Financial Advisors is a fee-only financial planning, investment advisory and tax planning firm with offices in Towson and Columbia, Maryland.


Craig joined Chesapeake Financial Advisors in 2014 as a Senior Financial Advisor after leaving a career as a loan officer for various financial lending institutions. With a financial analytics background, Craig offers an interesting perspective to his clients. Both loan officers and financial advisors share the common task of ensuring they consider all relevant financial data when making decisions to help clients meet their financial goals. Using this view as a foundation, Craig strategizes successful financial futures for his clients.

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