Advisers urge clients not to panic over market plunge

Financial advisers are telling clients not to let their fear over the extreme volatility in the equity markets lead them to make decisions they could regret later. Some advisers are recommending that retirees and people nearing retirement look at the downturn as a buying opportunity and start putting some money into stocks. Los Angeles Times (tiered subscription model) (8/24), The New York Times (free-article access for SmartBrief readers)