We cannot stress enough the importance of seeking good financial counsel. The above are general areas to concentrate on but should not be construed as appropriate for any specific investor. None of the above are considered market timing, but they do take advantage of your time in the market. Don’t let this opportunity be where your gains go off a cliff.

This article was contributed by Dave Haviland, Portfolio Manager at Beaumont Capital Management, a participant in the ETF Strategist Channel.

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¹Bloomberg. Data as of 8/24/18. The returns shown in the chart are cumulative and based on S&P 500 Index price movement only, and do not include the reinvestment of dividends. The Standard & Poor’s (S&P) 500® Index is an unmanaged index that tracks the performance of 500 widely held, large-capitalization U.S. stocks. Indices are not managed and do not incur fees or expenses. “S&P 500 ®” is a registered trademark of Standard & Poor’s, Inc., a division of S&P Global Inc.

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The views and opinions expressed throughout this piece are those of our Portfolio Manager as of August 2018. The opinions and outlooks may change over time with changing market conditions or other relevant variables.