Is Retirement Planning Harder Than It Used to Be? Part 1

We’ve all heard our parents or older generations say, “Well, back in my day…” Some things that were harder in the past have been eased with technology and other advances. But other things have become overcomplicated or more difficult. Today, we talk about the ways retirement planning has changed and potentially gotten more challenging than it used to be.
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We’ve all heard our parents or older generations say, “Well, back in my day…” Some things that were harder in the past have been eased with technology and other advances. But other things have become overcomplicated or more difficult. Today, we talk about the ways retirement planning has changed and potentially gotten more challenging than it used to be.

The workforce has changed as company loyalty is not the same as prior generations when a pension was a part of the benefits. Personal savings have also become a vital part of retirement savings. The type of stability and simplicity previous generations leaned into is not as reliable now. Talking with an advisor to navigate these changes will help you work towards the retirement and financial future you desire, despite the challenges in these times.   

Here’s some of what we discuss in this episode:

  • Career patterns have changed with job stability and company loyalty.
  • We have to rely on personal savings.
  • The housing market has not been as stable.
  • Simplicity in investing is lacking.  
  • Higher interest rates at the moment.

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