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What used to be considered once-in-a-lifetime financial crises now are happening more frequently. The COVID-19 pandemic is just the latest reminder of the importance of guided advice and comprehensive financial planning for investors.

“Our seventh annual Advisor Authority study makes it clear that working with an advisor or financial professional on a holistic plan is fundamental for investors to have the confidence they need to confront the impact of compounding financial crises,” said Craig Hawley, head of Nationwide Annuity Distribution.

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