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Benefits news: What to do when markets are volatile

Mar 25, 2016

TIAA-CREF - What to do when markets are volatile

If market volatility has you second-guessing your investment strategy or wondering whether you should stay in the market, here are some tips on steps you should — and shouldn't — take.

Things to do: 

  1. Diversify your portfolio
  2. Rebalance your investments
  3. Maintain focus on your long-term financial goals
  4. Re-evaluate your emergency fund

Moves to avoid: 

  1. Rushing to sell investments
  2. Chasing investment performance
  3. Timing the market  

Learn more today, and help keep your retirement savings on track.   

Also as a reminder, TIAA-CREF has appointments available twice a month in the Main University Library from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  To schedule a meeting with a TIAA-CREF consultant, please call the Service & Scheduling Group at 800.732.8353 to make an appointment.

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