How to Protect Your Retirement from a Market Downturn

If the stock market’s recent swings have you more than a little nervous, to sleep better at night, here are some do’s and don’ts for these volatile times.

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Some of the questions we’ve been hearing frequently from clients lately revolve around the theme of uncertainty.

Some examples include:

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Scott Hefty, CFP®, ChFC®
Financial Adviser, Networth Advisors

Scott Hefty ( is registered as an investment adviser representative and is a financial adviser at Networth Advisors LLC. He has passed the Series 65 securities exam and is licensed for life, accident and health insurance in Pennsylvania. He’s also a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional and is designated as a Chartered Financial Consultant®.