Addressing Volatility with Your Clients

Market volatility can rattle even the most committed clients. Help tame their fears.

One day up. Next day down. Market volatility can chip away at clients' confidence and even prompt drastic moves that could deter their long-term goals.

Make a proactive move with market insight and client-approved materials that can help them stay focused during turbulent times and prepare you for those conversations.

Insights for Clients

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Combating Downturns

What causes volatility in the stock market? Learn about a top reason for downturns and how to help mitigate the effects.

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Weathering Market Swings

Should you sell your investments now? Find out why patience can be a virtue in volatile markets.

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Bouncing Back from Market Corrections

How long do bear markets last? Take a look at past downturns and their recoveries for perspective.

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5 Tips for Turbulent Times

How do you handle your investments during Covid-19? Get tips for staying focused during difficult periods.

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Rebalancing in Style

What happens when growth stocks perform better than value stocks? See when too much of a good thing can be bad.

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Understanding Sequence Risk

Does the order of returns matter? Understand the role of sequence-of-returns risk on target-date fund performance.

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Stepping Up Your Defense

Looking for defensive investments? See how higher quality stocks may help mitigate the impact of declines.

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Time-Tested Strategies

Searching for ways to deal with market volatility? Consider four tips to help keep you on course.

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Featured Investments

Equity Income Fund

A large-cap value fund that seeks to deliver higher returns with lower volatility while helping investors balance their needs for income and reducing the risk their savings will run out.

Mid Cap Value Fund

A mid-cap portfolio that seeks to deliver higher returns with lower volatility over time through investments in high-quality companies temporarily selling at a discount.

High Income Fund

An actively managed portfolio of yield-oriented corporate bonds that pursue attractive income and capital appreciation over time.

AC Alternatives® Income Fund

An alternative portfolio designed to address a client's desire to generate income while mitigating the risks of rising interest rates and heightened volatility through broad diversification, adept manager selection and dynamic portfolio construction.

One Choice® Target Date Portfolios

A series of target-date funds that provide a single investment in a broadly diversified portfolio designed to help investors build toward the retirement they envision, while reducing the chances their money will run short.

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    The opinions expressed are those of American Century Investments (or the portfolio manager) and are no guarantee of the future performance of any American Century Investments' portfolio. This material has been prepared for educational purposes only. It is not intended to provide, and should not be relied upon for, investment, accounting, legal or tax advice.

    Investment return and principal value of security investments will fluctuate. The value at the time of redemption may be more or less than the original cost. Past performance is no guarantee of future results.