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Investors: Don't Let FOMO Put Your Retirement at Risk

Given the current state of the markets, you're probably wondering if you should be making some changes to your investment portfolio.

Maybe you've got the urge to sell as stocks fall. Or maybe you want to do the opposite: Take advantage of big market drops by "buying the dip" in anticipation that stocks will rebound back to records. You're the kind who doesn't mind taking on a little more risk. Looking for a better reward.

You're not alone. I talk to people every day who are either worried about the future or giddy with greed. Some suffer from FOMO--the fear of missing out. Many are making rapid

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