Do It Yourself Investments and working with a professional makes a difference to your portfolios in the long run. In a bull market it is easy to make money, but during a lull in the markets an advisor tends to find pockets of returns which will simply be too much work for an average individual investor
When the market drops, as an investor you may panic and pull your money out of the stocks in the fear of losing gains, whereas an investment advisor will help you make rational decisions and avoid knee jerk reactions.
As an investor, any tough situation in the market might be new to you, but a professional investment advisor might have gone through the same numerous times and have a clear understanding of what to do with your money and when.
A professional investment advisor keeps in mind their client’s best interest and will be dedicated to helping the clients’ achieve their goals.