Ten Year Warning! How Retiring In a Bear Market Affects How Long Your Retirement Savings Will Last
Updated: Nov 8, 2020
The 2008 financial crisis caught retiring Americans off guard. This catastrophic financial event wiped out big chunks of America’s retirement savings and affected the economy long after the stock market recovered.
Now, retirees are faced with a double whammy. A rising health concern from the CoronaVirus, COVID-19, coupled with the Dow Jones industrial average falling into a bear market. A bear market begins when stocks have fallen 20 percent from their high.
Though it’s a somewhat arbitrary threshold, in financial markets the designation acknowledges what many investors are surely feeling — and that is, fear-based trading in the stock market may not end soon.
In this presentation you will learn:
How you can plan a secure future when you are just 10 years away from retirement.
How the SECURE Act Helps You Shield Up to 25% or $135,000 of RMDs From Taxes
Safe Ways to Protect and Grow Your Retirement Savings Without Stock Market Risk
How Sequence of Returns Works in a Bear Market
How Annuity Laddering Works
As you get closer to retirement, it's important to start planning your retirement income strategy or you may need a refined or updated income plan that helps you achieve your specific retirement goals.
If you would like assistance with exploring options (potentially outside of your 401(k) plan), assessing your current strategy, and taking steps to meet your goals, you need to make sure you have a trusted advisor or agent to help you. A great agent will walk you through the entire process.
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