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The Value of Time

Insights Investment Retirement Planning Investing

One of the most valuable resources in the world of money is time.  Whether you are saving for retirement, managing risk, building a portfolio or planning an income stream, time is a major part of the equation.  Today, we focus on the value of time.

  • 0:00 – Intro
  • 0:42 – The power of compounding
  • 4:10 – Time heals investment wounds
  • 6:27 – Longer holding periods reduce risk
  • 8:51 – Time affects your retirement income choices
  • 10:35 – Use the time you have wisely
  • 13:25 – Final Thoughts
  • 14:47 – Outro

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The Element of Time Goes Beyond Money

This episode was inspired by two blog posts.  The first, Being Present, can be found here.  And the second is called The Tail End.  It can be found here.   The original author uses some more colorful language.  Our apologies if you find this offensive.  Both share an interesting perspective.

Graph:  The Value of Time in Compounding

Not an actual investment, past performance does not predict future results, your real-life results could be better or worse than what is illustrated.

Graph: The Value of Time in Holding Periods

Calendar year holding periods for the S&P 500 1925-2021.  Source:  CFS Research

Appearing in this Video...

Daniel Spurgeon, CFP®
Dan is a Certified Financial Planner™ located in Parkersburg, West Virginia.  He helps clients with retirement planning, investment management, and comprehensive financial planning.
Tyler Szafran, CFPC®
 Tyler is a financial consultant in Wheeling West Virginia.  He has over 8 years of experience helping people navigate the financial world.
Neal Watson, CFP®
Neal is a CFP® Pro in Marietta, Ohio. For more than 25 years, he has helped clients plan for retirement and manage wealth.

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