Part 2 of 2
Planning for retirement and replacing a work paycheck with savings can be a daunting task, especially with the current challenges of market declines, inflation, rising interest rates, and the threat of recession. Christine Benz, Morningstar’s director of personal finance, is passionate about simplifying retirement portfolio planning and has identified six retirement blind spots:
- retirement date risk
- sequence-of-return risk
- low-yield risk
- inflation risk
- health care/long-term care risk
- longevity risk
In this second of a two-part series on Building a Better Retirement, Benz explains how to mitigate these risks and offers solutions to ensure a financially secure retirement. Watch Part 1 hereWEALTHTRACK Episode #1941 broadcast on April 07, 2023
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- Director of Personal Finance and Retirement Planning, Morningstar
IDENTIFY YOUR RETIREMENT BLIND SPOTS AND RESOLVE TO FIX THEM
Retirement Date Risk?
- Out of many peoples’ control
- Timing influences long-term financial security.
- A heightened reality for all
- Challenge for many
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MICRO JOY RECHARGING
Christine Benz shares the common financial blind spot that is particularly meaningful for her and how she is handling it.