How to Prepare Financially for Loss of a Spouse
Retirees face a multitude of risks in retirement. Market volatility, unexpected medical bills, and longevity are all examples of retirement’s potential pitfalls. However, there is one risk every married retiree will ultimately face at some point. This big risk is the death of a spouse. Most of us hesitate to think or talk about such a morbid topic, but it could not be more important to discuss this eventuality sooner rather than later.
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