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S&P 500 vs. Average Investor

Posted by Samuel A. Kiburz on Aug 15, 2022 11:11:26 AM

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chart shows the average return for 20-years ending in 2015

Today's chart comes from OneDigital and shows that the average return for 20-years ending in 2015 was 8.2% for the S&P 500, while the average investor only earned 2.1%. The hypothesis is: Too many investors stop investing when the market is down and/or try to time the market.

Topics: Chart of the Day, Managing your Wealth