A buy and hold investing strategy is beloved by many, however there are many flaws that we should at least be aware of.
I discuss the main weak points of a buy and hold stock market strategy which is that it doesn't account for risk. There is a big difference in buying and holding something that gives you a 4% returns or a 15% return. This will have a huge effect on your retirement savings and investments.
Warren Buffett, the legend of buy and hold, is not such a buy and hold guy as we might think of him.
The current stock market is simply too risky to use a buy and hold strategy, it won't pay in the long term as it did in the past.