Headlines in the 2012 financial press promoted investor anxiety awaiting one calamity after another:
Instead of following the ebb and flow of media frenzy, owning a share of the world’s capital marketplace is a reasonable alternative for individual investors.
For 2012, total return was 16.42% for the MSCI World Index in local currency, and 16.00% for the S&P 500 Index.
As is often the case, much of the financial news over the past year highlighted fragile financial health. However, earning rewards offered by the global capital markets required a combination of investor discipline and media detachment.
Chris Bryant, MBA, RFC® is the founder and chief executive officer (CEO) of Bryant Wealth Management, Inc., an independent, fee-only, registered investment adviser. Bryant provides financial planning services for individuals and organizations. Since 1999, Chris has devoted himself to the practice of financial services – helping people make money, save money, protect money, have convenience and peace of mind. Connect with Chris by E-mail or call toll-free 1-800-980-3048.
Chris Bryant is an American financial advisor.