Disaster-Proof Your Retirement Plan

It's an unfortunate fact of life, but disasters happen. How you prepare for them makes a huge difference. Here's how to protect yourself from two of the biggest retirement disasters: long-term care costs and bear markets.

(Image credit: © 2016 Lotus Carroll)

We have become used to watching disasters recently, as hurricanes, floods, fires and earthquakes ravaged cities and changed lives. With every passing month, a new disaster replaces the old in the headlines.

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Mark Arola, Investment Adviser Representative
Principal, Arola Associates Financial and Insurance Agency

Mark Arola is an Investment Adviser and principal of Arola Associates Financial & Insurance Agency. He has been helping clients prepare for retirement since 2002.