COVID-19 Stage 2: Prepare Your Portfolio and Your Life

It’s time to face the music. The effects of this pandemic are going to be more long-lasting than we may have first thought.

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The COVID-19 epidemic has changed all our lives. Just as we hoped for a slowing of the disease in the summer and a return to normalcy, increasing cases across the country leads to questions about how life might be impacted for the rest of the year and into 2021. How can you prepare your portfolio and your lifestyle to the resurgent risks?

1. Accept that COVID-19 will impact us longer than we thought

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Scot Landborg
CEO - Senior Wealth Adviser, Sterling Wealth Partners

Scot Landborg has over 17 years of experience advising clients on retirement planning strategies. Scot is CEO and Senior Wealth Adviser for Sterling Wealth Partners. He is host of the retirement planning podcast Retire Eyes Wide Open. Scot is a regular contributor to Kiplinger.com and has been quoted in "U.S. News & World Report," Market Watch, Yahoo Finance, Nasdaq and Investopedia. He also formally hosted the nationally syndicated radio show "Smart Money Talk Radio."