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When Standing Pat Doesn't Sit Well

A hands-off policy for your portfolio amid market volatility is usually the best advice, but there are exceptions to that rule.

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Susan Dziubinski: Hi, I'm Susan Dziubinski for Morningstar.com. Amid ongoing market volatility, investors have probably heard they shouldn't do anything, just hang tight. But is that always the right advice? Joining me to discuss some situations when doing something might actually make sense, is Christine Benz. She's director of personal finance at Morningstar.

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