Will a Recession Affect Your Retirement? How to Take Action Now!

A bear market or an economic downturn can be scary, especially for retirees. However, solid financial plans are built to withstand these challenges. Here’s how.

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News headlines give anyone saving for retirement plenty to worry about. Inflation. High gas prices. Rising interest rates. Rumblings of a possible recession. It’s enough to make even the savviest investors wonder if they’ll outlive their money.

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Steve Meeks, Registered Financial Consultant (RFC), Certified College Funding Specialist (CCFC®)
President and Founder, Interlinc Financial

Steve Meeks is the president and founder of Interlinc Financial, where he helps clients protect their wealth and lifestyles. With decades of experience, Meeks uses an educational approach to ensure clients have the knowledge to make informed, productive choices. He is a tactical and strategic thinker — skills he developed as a U.S. Navy tactical strategist specializing in warfare and search and rescue. Steve Meeks has passed the 65 Securities exam and has a life insurance license.