Seeking to Protect Long Term Gains
It can take years to accumulate a meaningful gain from investing. Unfortunately, those gains can be wiped out by a single bear market cycle. A 100% gain will be completely eroded by a 50% loss. Market corrections can happen at any time, including the time when you need your money most — during retirement.
When It Comes to Growing and Protecting Your Wealth, Half May be Worth More
Instead of seeking benchmarked returns, might there be a better approach? Achieving just 50% of the markets gains and losses can have a positive effect on your account value. The chart below shows this effect when begining at a market correction. Stadion’s defensively biased strategies seek to participate in market gains while protecting during market downturns.
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There is no assurance that the investment process will consistently lead to successful investing. The hypothetical example does not represent the returns of any particular investment. The chart above has been reformatted with permission from Crestmont Research (www.CrestmontResearch.com). Percentages in graphs are rounded. The S&P 500 Index is the Standard & Poor’s Composite Index of 500 stocks and is a widely recognized, unmanaged index of common stock prices. One cannot invest directly in an index, which does not incur fees and charges. Stadion and the Stadion S are a registered service mark of Stadion Money Management, LLC. Past performance does not guarantee future results. This performance report should not be construed as a recommendation to purchase or sell any particular securities held in composite accounts. Investments are subject to risk and any of Stadion’s strategies may lose money.
Past Performance is no guarantee of future results. Investments are subject to risk, and any of Stadion's investment strategies may lose money.