Financial tips for turbulent times

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Financial tips for turbulent times

If enforced work-at-home has a silver lining, you’re probably not spending as much on gas, lunches out and fancy coffee.

And if you’re redirecting those savings to your emergency fund or simply not touching your investments, you’re already on the right track toward financial wellness.

Carl Gagnon, assistant vice president of Global Financial Wellbeing for Colonial Life, said staying the course on your investments — especially in your 401(k) and retirement savings plans — is key.

“It may take some time to get back to normal, but don’t overreact and don’t panic sell,” Carl said. “Right now, focus on staying safe and home with your family.”

Here are some more tips from Carl: