How will Wall Street react if the government shuts down — and is your 401(k) safe?

A government shutdown could jolt markets, but, as Buckingham’s Joel Martin tells NBC, long-term investors and retirement savers should ignore short-term stock volatility and all market forecasters.




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Joel Martin, CFP®, CKA®

For Joel Martin, financial planning is an excellent opportunity to make a positive impact on the lives of others. He believes the profession gives him, and all advisors, the rare chance to develop deep and long-lasting relationships with clients. He enjoys his role as the trusted resource that families rely on to navigate complex financial challenges. In short, Joel knows that sometimes people simply need the help of an advisor who is fundamentally dedicated to doing the right thing for the client.

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