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Could the stock market crash again?

There's no denying it, the stock market, overall, has performed remarkably well over the last several years - to the point where some find stocks too expensive to afford. Could the stock market crash again? Some believe we're due for a natural market correction, or worse: a crash.

Unfortunately, predicting when stocks will drop or when/if the market will crash is impossible. But rest assured, it will come as the markets are cyclical and we are overdue for a bit of a recession. That doesn't mean, however, that we can't stay prepared for the next crash.

A solid investment strategy to protect against this inevitable turn in the market is through annuities. They offer features that are especially appealing to people over 50 like guaranteed payments, delaying Social Security and covering at the cost of increasing medical expenses.

Owning an annuity helps eliminate the anxiety and fear of outliving your resources and arms you with a long-term success plan. Because annuities often include the guarantee of lifetime payments— once purchased, it can also bring about more sound sleep, significantly decreased stress and easy days filled with the joy of grandchildren and golf.

So, while it is impossible to know if the stock market will crash tomorrow or a couple of years from now, it is entirely possible (and vital) to design your portfolio in a manner that keeps you protected and prepared. 

Contact West Financial Group to secure your financial future. 

Make the REST of your life
the BEST of your life.

For more than 14 years our mission at West Financial Group has been to guide our valued clients to financial security. We strive to address all of your concerns, ensure you understand the products we recommend and take pride in knowing you’re comfortable with the direction and strategy we provide you.

Our goal is to provide a “WOW” experience at every client interaction! We want every meeting, phone call and event to be an interaction worth talking about. We want our clients to be able to say, “WOW, what an experience! I can't wait to tell my friends about our financial professional.”

Whether it’s financial, retirement, legacy planning or optimizing your future wealth, our approach includes understanding your unique situation, exploring your goals and discovering the best way to make the REST of your life, the BEST of your life. By getting to know you and your family, we serve as financial guides who keep your best interests in mind throughout the entire process.

Skip West | Financial Planner | West Financial Group

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