Control What You Can When Volatility Shakes Market Confidence

Clearly the stock market is out of your personal control, but there are three specific things you can do to hang onto more of your retirement money regardless of what's rocking Wall Street.

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If you often feel anxious about what’s happening with the stock market — especially in regard to your retirement savings — you’re not alone.

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Scott Winstead, Investment Adviser Representative
Founder, Compass Retirement

As founder of Compass Retirement (, Scott Winstead focuses on proper planning and education for pre-retirees and retirees. He is a Certified Education Consultant and a popular speaker with the nonprofit Foundation for Financial Education.