Worried You're Never Going to Be Able to Retire?

Five common threats to your retirement (and how you can tackle them now).

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Some people spend more time thinking about retirement than others, but most everyone has at least a few ideas about what their life will be like when they don’t have to work anymore.

Unfortunately for many, hoping and dreaming is about as far as they get in the planning process. They don’t know whether they can really achieve their goals because they haven’t taken the steps necessary to prepare for them.

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John Creekmur, CFP
Co-Founder, Creekmur Wealth Advisors

John Creekmur is the senior wealth adviser and co-founder of Creekmur Wealth Advisors (www.creekmurwealth.com). He is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional (CFP®).