Don’t Mix Politics with Your Portfolio

Presidents and congressional representatives come and go, but sound investing principles are here to stay. Smart investors stick with the plan through changes wrought by politics and pandemics.

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Many Americans, both Republicans and Democrats, were worried heading into the 2020 presidential election. There were extreme feelings on both sides, with supporters of each candidate convinced that the other party’s nominee would be a negative for our country in numerous aspects, including the stock market.

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Senior Wealth Adviser, Hobart Financial Group

As senior wealth adviser at Hobart Financial Group (, Andrew works closely with clients to develop customized strategies that incorporate asset allocation, financial management, retirement planning and succession planning.