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In March of 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the rapidly spreading coronavirus a global pandemic. The S&P 500 Index, representing large cap U.S. stocks, fell nearly 34 percent from its all-time high on February 19 to just over a month later on March 23. In times of intense market volatility, it can be difficult for investors to navigate and find the resources they need to feel reassured and in control. To help investors become more successful, here are the following considerations.

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