It’s only natural–most investors try to accumulate as much money as possible to alleviate the worry of running out of it one day. And why not? The more assets you have, the less you should worry, right? If only that were true! It turns out that most retirees worry about the possibility of running out of money on a regular basis. Even a good portion of the nation’s eleven million millionaire households worry about money frequently.
According to a 2015 study by TIAA-CREFF, “Fifty percent of investors with at least $250,000 in investable assets say their most important investment goal is to generate income in retirement, and only 41 percent say their top goal is to accumulate savings for retirement. After two fifty percent market crashes and government debt out of control, smart retirees know they can’t rely completely on Wall Street to save them! There is simply too much risk! Today we’ll explore why even bonds and real estate are at high risk as interest rates rise. You don’t want to miss it! MASTERING MONEY is on the air!!