Hidden Fees, Unintentional Wealth Transfers and Other Lurking Retirement Hazards

A secure retirement is a happy retirement. Here are three things you can do to improve your odds that your golden years will be bountiful and worry-free.

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As much as everyone looks forward to retirement, people aren’t always as careful as they should be about planning for those post-career years. The result: They and their portfolios trip over hazards that could have been avoided.

For example:

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Hilgardt Lamprecht, CFP®, Certified Kingdom Adviser (CKA®)
President and CEO, The LifeWealth Group

Hilgardt Lamprecht, president and CEO of The LifeWealth Group, has worked in the financial industry since 1997. Lamprecht earned a Bachelor of Accountancy from the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa and an Honours Bachelor of Accounting Science from the University of South Africa. He holds his Florida health, life and variable annuity insurance license and has passed the Series 6, 7, 24, 63 and 65 securities exams.