It’s the long-term trend that really matters

Staying focused on your investment course can be challenging, especially during periods when financial markets are volatile.

But the 2022 Vanguard Index Chart offers a timeless lesson on how sticking to a long-term investment plan, and spreading your money across different assets, is a proven strategy to build wealth over time.

Capturing 30 years of Australian and global investment markets history, the Index Chart tracks what a $10,000 investment made in mid-1992 would have been worth in mid-2022 based on the real market returns of six key asset classes.

 

Index Chart educational video

 

A short video that brings the Index Chart to life.

An educational brochure that demonstrates why staying the course is such a timeless lesson.

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See the performance of various asset classes over the past 30 years ranked from best to worst.

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How bull and bear markets have impacted returns over the past 40+ years.

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Illustrates the growth of investments with regular contributions over the past 40+ years.

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