5 Calamities That Wreck Retirements

Even well-laid retirement plans can come undone. Learn how to guard against some common dangers, including market crashes and home disasters.
By Ollie Geiger

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Retiree gets bad news from doctorThe best-laid retirement plans often go awry.

Even if you’ve built a comfortable nest egg and settled into the ideal location for your golden years, a twist of fate could turn your dream retirement into a nightmare. While you can’t prevent every threat, you can plan for some of the most common.

Here are five scenarios that can endanger your retirement, plus tips on how to prevent them.

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Ollie Geiger is a freelance writer who writes about financial technology and consumer banking.