Financial advisers are reassuring clients that a short shutdown will have little impact on portfolios, according to this article. However, markets will likely react poorly to the government being shuttered for longer than a week, which could have an impact on consumer confidence and the economy. Advisers are encouraged to reach out to clients with information about the events. PFP/PFS members, customize and send your clients the following Forefield Client alert, which examines the shutdown and how it impacts your clients.
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