There have been scarier markets, but have there been weirder ones? How you should cope.
Each year brings its own set of tests to your retirement plan, whether from stock market volatility, politics, the strength of the economy. But this year seems to carry an extra dose of uncertainty.
How can you adjust your retirement portfolio to thrive at a time when the eight-year-old bull market is stubbornly refusing to admit its age, President Trump’s policies are being challenged and interest rates are pointing higher?
Foremost, don’t panic, experts say. They recommend taking several steps to put and keep your retirement on track while absorbing any blows from unfavorable events.