Posted on: February 25, 2016April 26, 2019 by: Advisors Academyin: Video, Media Coverage Varney & Co. February 25, 2016 Share: Post navigation During the past 200 years of market history, bear markets have averaged 20-25 years. We’re 15 years into the current one. How should you invest? A brief lesson in market history in this week’s radio show.Investing for retirement versus investing for growth: different strategies for different life phases. Which one is right for you?