After months of lead-up, we learned early Friday that Great Britain has voted to leave the European Union. In other words, Brexit is happening. While the long-term fallout from the decision is still unknown, one immediate result is clear: a global drop in markets, including a 30-year low for the pound.
Here in the U.S., that means a downturn in people’s 401(k) investments, which has predictably lead to panicked reactions across the web.
But Refinery29’s financial expert Priya Malani is here with some calming news: the best thing you can do is nothing.