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Stock market turbulence raises concerns

Sunday, June 14, 2009

SIKESTON -- Negative reviews of the stock market have been making some investors re-evaluate what they contribute, especially while attempting to tighten their financial belts. But now is actually a time to keep retirement account contributions steady or even bump them up.

"In these down times, the market is actually on sale," said Eric Wooden, financial adviser at Raymond James in Sikeston. "It's the only marketplace in the world that when things go on sale, people don't want to shop. The last year would have been a fantastic time to be adding to and buying."

Edward Jones Financial Adviser Justin Taylor agreed. "This is a very opportunistic time for them to put money away for their future with the market values as low as they are," he said.

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