Timing the market isn’t easy during a debt-ceiling showdown. Investors should stick to this strategy instead.

Happy Saturday, folks. I’m Phil Rosen, it’s good to see you today.

As we’ve talked about all week, there’s a looming debt-ceiling deadline right around the corner, and unless lawmakers get their act together, financial markets could soon be in for a world of pain.

Today I’m eager to share my conversation with a top personal finance and economy expert from Bankrate.

If you have any suggestions for who I should interview next, let me know on Twitter @philrosenn, or email me [email protected].

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Mark Hamrick is senior economic analyst for Bankrate. This conversation has been lightly edited for length and clarity. 

Phil Rosen: How should investors be positioning themselves as the debt-ceiling fiasco drags on, and a potential default nears?

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