There’s no question this is one of the oddest holiday seasons in history. The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has put a halt to societal norms, disrupted the traditional work environment, and effectively stopped large family gatherings for the holidays.
Nevertheless, it remains the season of giving — and there’s no gift greater than financial freedom.
Over time, no asset class has delivered more robust returns to investors than the stock market. Based on the historic return of the S&P 500, investors are doubling their money about once a decade. Do that for 40 years, and you could return your initial investment 16 times over.