Four Unseen Icebergs That Could Sink Your Retirement Plan

Don’t be like the captain of the ‘Titanic’ and ignore warnings to be prepared for risks that lie ahead when planning for your retirement.

An iceberg is shown both above and below the surface of water.
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You’re probably familiar with the tragedy of the RMS Titanic.

The ocean liner, touted as “unsinkable,” hit an iceberg and sank just four days into its maiden voyage in 1912. Of the about 2,200 people on board, more than 1,500 perished.

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Daniel Sullivan
Founder and President, Sullivan Retirement Resources

Daniel Sullivan is the founder and president of Sullivan Retirement Resources, LLC, a Registered Investment Adviser with locations in Massachusetts and New Jersey. He has a bachelor’s degree in economics from Clark University, and he also studied at The College of Financial Planning and The American College of Financial Services. Daniel is the author of “Are You Playing Retirement Roulette?: A Survival Guide to Retiring in Today’s Turbulent World,” now in its second edition.