We thought you might get a kick out of the typical investor sentiment chart below. Do you find your emotions bouncing around based on how the market has been performing lately?
If so, remind yourself of two things: 1. The worst time to sell is when the market has crashed. And, 2. The best time to buy is when the market has crashed. As long as your long-term goals have not been compromised due to the temporary state of volatility, take a deep breath and look forward to better days. They always seem to come… eventually!