SEATTLE — Most of us don't monitor the daily gains and drops of the stock market, but when a dramatic selloff happens, it's hard to ignore. So how do major financial events affect the average investor?

In this interview, Seattle-based financial consultant Kerry Wallingford gives us a stock market reality check.

Segment Producer Derek Haas. Watch New Day Northwest 11 AM weekdays on KING 5 and streaming live on KING5.comContact New Day.