In other words….if my cash loses 5% over a couple of years but I can gain 15% in stocks due to having averaging down opportunities…then did I really lose money or purchasing power ultimately? No. I grew it by a net 10%.
If Buffett doesn’t worry about his $147 billion, then you shouldn’t worry about yours. Agreed.
But those who live paycheck to paycheck and only consume or those who live under their means and ONLY save (but don’t invest)…then they’ve got something to be worried about.