You've heard it before: Save, invest and repeat. But even if you do everything right, unexpected hurdles can still arise to threaten your financial security.
In a country facing a retirement-savings deficit of up to $14 trillion, Americans can't afford to ignore any factor that could set back their financial plans. While no one can predict the future, I personally can offer a few words of wisdom around how to start planning today. And that means making concessions for the scenarios that are most likely to compromise decades of thoughtful saving.