NEW YORK (CNNMoney) – As Congress struggles to avert the fiscal cliff and its tax increases, financial planners are being peppered with questions from confused, worried or angry clients.
Their advice: Prepare for the worst but don't panic.
Take advice from a financial planner that's got your interest at heart, not the government. Too many give advice that amounts to be a sounding board for Washington. Also, try to avoid a planner with a motive toward profit, as opposed to your well being. Do these two things and invest, not play the market as if you were standing in front of a slot machine and you should do alright.