Don’t Let a Bad Start in Retirement Blow Up Your Nest Egg

Retirement planning isn’t just about making money — it’s also about protecting the money you’ve already made. The 'bucket strategy' can help with that.

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Remember when it seemed as though preparing for retirement success was as easy as sitting back and watching the money multiply in your 401(k), Roth IRA or brokerage accounts?

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Aaron Cirksena
Founder, CEO, MDRN Capital

Aaron Cirksena is the founder and CEO of MDRN Capital, a fully digital retirement planning and investment advisory firm. He is passionate about helping clients design and implement efficient and successful financial strategies. Aaron earned a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Maryland College Park and has more than a decade of experience as a financial adviser.