How to Invest & Prepare for the Future In a Volatile Market

The panel included Rod Griffin: Director of Consumer Education and Awareness at Experian; Beverly Harzog: Credit Card Expert and Consumer Finance Analyst for U.S. News;  Jonathan: Blogger and Podcaster; Alicia R. Hudnett Reiss: CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™;  Daniella Flores: Creator and Author at; Courtney Richardson: Founder of The Ivy Investor; Roger Ma: Financial Planner at LifeLaidOut and author of Work Your Money; Molly Ford-Coates: Founder, Ford Financial Management; Andrew ChenFounder,; Paulina Likos: Investing Reporter at U.S. News; and Mark Leiban: LPL Financial Advisor.

Questions We Discussed:

  • Q1: Why is investing important?
  • Q2: Bear markets and recessions happen. Should investing strategies change right now?
  • Q3: Should you invest while in debt or earning less income?
  • Q4: What are some industries and stocks struggling due to COVID-19?
  • Q5: What are some ways to manage your investments during uncertain times?
  • Q6: Will you increase, maintain, or reduce your 401(k) or retirement investments?
  • Q7: How can financial advisors help with your investment strategies right now?
  • Q8: What are some low-risk investment options?
  • Q9: What are some ways of dealing with fear and uncertainty with investing?
  • Q10: Any final tips on how to invest during this volatile time?