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Investing In Uncertain Times: What You Need To Know

As a member of the Forbes Finance Council, Casey submits articles for consideration to be published in Forbes. Howard Bailey pays an annual fee to be a member of the Council.

Sometimes, when you catch up on the latest news, you worry. Nations war, oil prices fluctuate, and state leaders weigh measures that could seriously impact businesses. All these things can leave investors feeling nervous. Have they set their investments into the right stocks or mutual funds? Do they have enough cash set aside for emergencies or to take advantage of falling prices?

In other words, are they prepared? Or does market volatility amid political uncertainties mean that investors need to completely rethink their long-term strategies?

To help guide worried investors, members from the Forbes Finance Council offer this advice.