Retiring Into a Shaky Market? Think Long Term Anyway

The American College of Financial Services
The New York Times
March 11, 2020

Conventional wisdom dictates that most people entering retirement should minimize risk in their investment portfolios and dump stocks for more stable assets. However, with recent market turmoil in the headlines and retirees worried, alternative strategies may be needed.

Wade Pfau, co-director of the Retirement Income Center and RICP® program director, says actually leaning into stocks and keeping a healthy portfolio may be the only way to guarantee long-term viability of retirement plans.

Read more about Pfau’s research on the subject in The New York Times.

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