Keeping Your 401K Safe as Government Shutdown Looms

Americans savings on edge as lawmakers take country to financial brink.
1:07 | 09/22/13

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Markets are already showing real jitters about lawmakers on both sides again taking this country possibly. To the financial break with the possible government shut down now looming. The markets will open in the morning after steep fall on Friday -- -- holding a 185 points to 151451. However in -- -- Betty -- covers the markets for us in this -- worried that he seems to come justice for a one -- were recovered for America. You're right it is an incredible week David mean we're hitting record highs on Wednesday which is great the people's retirement accounts. And -- reversed those declines in just two days. All of that because this budget showdown in Washington is taking center stage again and of course you could see -- -- -- the graphic and tanking at the end of the week at the other question is the debt ceiling which comes after word. And we remember what happened the last time when -- Stocks plummeted the average borrowing came a day after -- trading. It fell over 161500. Dollars 161000 in every 401K based on that first day that he thanked us by everyone is watching this closely.

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