It began as an extended snow day and quickly accelerated to a nation-wide shutdown with no end in sight. With markets falling in a tailspin, could you blame anyone who became anxious?
The future looked bleak—assuming you believed you would have a future.
“Obviously a year ago people were scared,” says Craig Kirsner President, Retirement Planning Services at Stuart Estate Planning Wealth Advisors in Pompano Beach, Florida. “The economy was shut down, the S&P was down 31% and the Dow was down 41% in only a 6-week period! People were having flashbacks to the 2008/2009 crash and were really getting concerned!”