For investors, 2020 was a roller coaster of epic proportions. Between a pandemic, a market crash, a rebound to record highs, and massive government intervention, many investors felt angst as their portfolios hung in the balance. With the changes brought by 2020, it’s more important now than ever before to revisit your individual financial plan as you take a look at this year and beyond. 

Keep a close eye on these six market trends — they could transform your financial plan, and your financial future.

As a result of stimulus, the financial system is currently flush with cash. Interest rates are expected to hover near 0% for the next 3-5 years. If this holds, it means fixed-income investments such as bonds generate a negative real return when adjusted for inflation. So, what does this mean for you? Stay invested. Stocks and real estate investments typically perform well in periods with low interest rates, as investors seeking yield…

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