Brexit - Stay Calm and Carry On

Brexit - Stay Calm and Carry On

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Britain’s vote to leave the European Union seems like it should be a strictly local affair – not something to make Americans nervous. But in fact, it may well have something to do with us.

Motley Fool has laid out several ways this vote could affect us: lower mortgage rates, better credit card rates, and the possibility of lower gas prices are some of them. 

For investors, the fear is that this vote will continue to cause uncertainty in the markets. However, experts such as Moody’s Analytics predict that while the trouble in the U.S. markets would probably continue in the short term, the vote would not necessarily cause any real damage to the economy. 

The best course of action for any investor is to heed the morale-boosting advice of the “Keep Calm and Carry On” posters displayed in Britain during WWII. As Ryan Sweet of Moody’s pointed out, “The U.S. economy has weathered larger shocks than Brexit already this year.” 

Talk to your investment advisor about the Sensible Middle Ground of Investing and how best to weather any possible storms the Brexit vote might cause.


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