Things have seemed so bad for so long now with the American economy that it’s hard to remember that it was just a few years ago when people in this country were blissfully and ignorantly riding the wave of a housing bubble into what they figured would be a long and fruitful retirement.

Exotic vacations, a second home, golf outings, ski trips—life after work was going to be an endless holiday.

Register or login for access to this item and much more

All Financial Planning content is archived after seven days.

Community members receive:
  • All recent and archived articles
  • Conference offers and updates
  • A full menu of enewsletter options
  • Web seminars, white papers, ebooks

Don't have an account? Register for Free Unlimited Access