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Yes, there’s a pandemic and the market is falling. Do this instead of checking your 401(k): Along with retirement goals and contribution rates, investors need to gauge their risk tolerance — especially before market drops like we’ve seen this week.

Canceled markets, restaurant curfews and no double-kissing — what Italy is like for this American retiree living abroad: Tourists flock to Italy for its rich food and history, and some choose to live there in retirement. The country’s lockdown in response to the spreading coronavirus have changed lifestyles recently.

I’m 26, make $85,000 a year — but have $120,000 in student loans and no savings. Should I stop contributing to my 401(k) to dig out of debt?: Saving for retirement and paying down debts requires balance, but it’s possible.

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