The debt ceiling crisis has captured headlines once again, but should you worry? That’s like asking if you should worry about an asteroid hitting the earth — if it happens, there’s little you can do about it. While defaulting on debt would certainly be less than ideal, both sides acknowledge the need to raise the debt ceiling. So, instead of panicking, we recommend focusing on long-term investing and trusting in human ingenuity to overcome challenges. Speculating on political events is a risky gamble that’s best avoided.
Castlepoint Blog: The Point
Government and political movements, both domestic and foreign, have an impact on the markets and how we invest. In this article, Castlepoint Portfolio Manager Adam Lee, CFP®, addresses five big political influences on your wealth.