10 Lessons from the 2008 recession for 2021

Paul Naha-Biswas, CEO and founder of Sixley
|Apr 18|magazine1 min read

8. Make smart investments

In 2008, many pre-recession investors didn’t look at their portfolios until it was too late. They panicked, sold and regretted their decision when markets rebounded in 2009.

History tells us to take a long-term view in order to make smart investments. That means reviewing current investments, making plans to stay in the market regardless of any potential bumps in the road and developing a target asset mix based on risk preferences and financial goals.