Though the Fed declined to raise rates immediately, many advisors and their firms are taking the longer view with clients.

"If clients are on pins and needles over whether the Fed raises or lowers, they are focusing on something that should not affect their financial security.  Advisors can view events like this as opportunities for teaching moments that can lead clients to a much less stressful investment experience," says Daniel Moisand, CFP and principal at Moisand Fitzgerald Tamayo.

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