Worried About a Stock Market Crash? 5 Steps to Take Right Now

Robin Hartill, CFP, The Motley Fool
·4-min read
Worried About a Stock Market Crash? 5 Steps to Take Right Now
Worried About a Stock Market Crash? 5 Steps to Take Right Now

While stock market corrections and short-term volatility spook a lot of investors, there's no reason to live in fear of another stock market crash. Your investments can recover -- and even emerge stronger -- if you don't run when stocks plunge. If you have a long time horizon and you can deal with the stress of seeing your investments nosedive in the short run, the best thing you can do is nothing.