By Craig Floerke
Craig Floerke is manager of investment services with SchoolsFirst FCU. He has been working in the investment industry for 26 years, four of them with the Credit Union. Floerke oversees a team of 16 financial advisors who are dedicated to helping Members prepare for their financial futures and work toward building lasting security.
It’s not surprising that the current political climate is awash with drama. Each day brings new and often sensational headlines, which will probably grow even more dramatic as we head into the November elections. And because presidential candidates have their specific economic platforms to promote, the media and political pundits tend to create worst-case scenarios on how each will affect the American economy. As a result, investor emotions may run high, which could cause the stock market to get pretty bumpy. If this occurs, should you be worried about your own investments?