Have you ever wondered whether or not you would “make it” in retirement? You know, whether you had saved enough money… or whether you were carrying too much stock market risk? Are you paying too much for your investments? Do you have the right advisor? These are all pretty common questions that most people tend to ask themselves. Specifically, with the volatility we have seen over the last few months, it’s easy to start wondering.
With uncertainty in the stock market and the economy comes uncertainty with the method in which you have positioned your assets, and that can be a scary emotion to deal with no matter what stage of your retirement you find yourself in. One thing is for certain, today’s economy and today’s retirees have it different than the generation before them. It’s the “survival of the fittest,” and the strong and “well-prepared” can survive. We’ve identified 10 areas that you should focus on if you want to “make it” in retirement!