Updating Your Financial Portfolio - Thrive Global - Robert Henderson Jr.

Whether you call it rebalancing or updating, adjusting your investment portfolio ensures that you don’t get stuck with toxic finances. Investment portfolios consist of every investment asset that you own, so the strategy that you invest through, regardless of its success, is bound to change—even if it’s in small ways. 


Consider setting a specific timeframe to adjust your investments routinely, for by doing so, you remain flexible without becoming impatient. What you want to avoid by having a schedule is the habit of changing your finances without reason.

After Enduring Great Losses

Nothing reveals the weaknesses within your financial strategy the way that severe losses do. Tremendous loss is an ideal indicator that you need to review your financial plan by asking about what needs to be changed.

When the Profits Soar

Many investors find that profiting is paradoxical because investors tend to get arrogant when making money from investments. Stopping yourself from forgetting the risks in investing requires that you “adjust your profits into perspective.”

When You Become a Better Investor

A history of success, which finance professionals consider as three years, is the only way to confirm the effectiveness of your investment strategy. Consider adjusting your investment portfolio to account for the lessons that you’ve learned on your route toward consistent profits.

As Economic Difficulties Strike

The one surety every investor has with them is the absolute likelihood of things going wrong in the markets or their own decisions. Success in investing isn’t about predicting the future but about preparing for it. You want to adjust your investments during economic difficulties to protect yourself from further losses.

If You’ve Got the Free Time

2020’s quarantine against COVID-19 has given society a reason to consider adjusting its investment portfolios whenever there’s time to do so. Use downtime to track the progress of your investments. Though you certainly don’t want to make drastic changes in your free time, use that time to confirm that what you thought was good or bad conditions in the financial markets are as you had analyzed.

The information provided above is a suggestion. Please seek advice from your financial advisor before making any financial decisions.