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Dealing with Retirement Risks

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This Element is an excerpt from Save Your Retirement: What to Do If You Haven’t Saved Enough or If Your Investments Were Devastated by the Market Meltdown (9780137029006) by Frank Armstrong III and Paul B. Brown. Available in print and digital formats.

You can’t afford to eliminate retirement risk completely: here’s how to control and manage it.

Given how difficult it might seem to balance risk, you can be forgiven for thinking that the 2008 market meltdown justifies playing it ultra-safe and keeping your money in something like CDs. But you can’t if you want to stay ahead of inflation and have any real (after inflation) return....