Q&A with David Edwards: Should I sell my mutual funds when I sense a bear market approaching?

Q&A with David Edwards: Should I sell my mutual funds when I sense a bear market approaching?

Question: I have about $93,000 invested in non-retirement mutual funds. I have been considering trying to time the market by selling these funds when I sense a bear market approaching (incurring a $1,700 capital loss) and then buying the same funds at a cheaper price once the bear market has arrived. I have no debt and an emergency fund. Is this a good strategy, or too risky?

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How To Deal With A Turbulent Stock Market

How To Deal With A Turbulent Stock Market

If you're a new investor, you may have understandably been spooked by the ups and downs in the stock market earlier this year. However, think twice before you pull out your money. Assuming that you have three to four decades of investing ahead of you, knowing these three things will give you a head-start.

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