The Retirement Panic Attack You Never Saw Coming

When someone first retires after years of working and building up their assets, the idea of no longer getting a regular paycheck and starting to work off saved money instead of earning it can be unsettling--to some, even a source of recurring anxiety and panic.

Steve Parrish, co-director of our Retirement Income Center, says while this is a perfectly natural reaction for those entering retirement, the key to minimizing stress is proper planning beforehand and preparing oneself to start decumulating instead of accumulating assets.

Read more of Parrish’s advice to those suffering from retirement anxiety in his column this week in Forbes.

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