The Elections are Over! Now What?

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The elections are over! (At least most of them are) Now what?

It seems like, over the past month, we have been bombarded with nasty political ads or commercials by Joe Namath, Jimmy JJ Walker, and Tom Selleck pitching Medicare plans. At least the political ads are over for now (except for Georgia). We just have to put up with the Medicare ads for the next month.

In this episode, we discuss the election results and the effects on our planning for the remainder of this year and into 2023. Can you believe it’s only 6 weeks away? It looks like the next two years will bring a solidly divided government. What will that mean to you and your family?

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I’ll bet you didn’t know – Every year since 1950 after a midterm election, the stock market has gone up regardless of the party in power! Past performance is no guarantee of future performance (You knew I would say that).

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Of course, this year came with a very volatile market; interest rates, a war overseas, and soaring inflation, and it’s left many anxiously attempting to search for answers.

Let’s take look a look at history and some facts that might bring
some clarity for the future.

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Here’s some of what you’ll learn in this episode:

  • Here we discuss how the market changes during elections. [7:15]
  • How current issues and market changes reflect history. [12:52]
  • Some big changes you should expect in the future. [20:00]

If you want to discuss your investment strategy or have someone give your portfolio a second opinion, please reach out and we’ll set up a time to talk.



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Donald W. Cash – CPA, CFP®, is an independent advisor. After graduating from Rutgers University, he began his career in 1985 as an accountant. In 1990, he entered the field of Estate Planning, concentrating on long-term care planning. Don has been advising clients in the baby boomer and retirement market for 20 years. He has helped over 1,000 families with their planning needs.

Don advocates for a holistic approach to Estate and Financial Planning and has relationships with other professionals including Attorneys, CPA’s, Mortgage Specialists, Insurance Specialists and Asset Managers.

He is married to Cathy and they have 4 children, Carly, DJ, Nick and Tori. They live in Freehold, NJ.

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