Economic uncertainty has made the need for planning more critical than ever. It doesn’t have to be complex or time consuming, though. The place to start is with a quick financial checkup.
“When you’re driving on a twisting road, that’s when you need the highest level of certainty that your tires have plenty of tread and your brakes are working,” says John Sweeney, Fidelity executive vice president of retirement income and investment insights. “Careful planning is essential in all economic climates but it’s never more important than during periods of volatility.”