Top 4 Retirement Fears (And How to Avoid Them)

Published on: Aug 27, 2022

If you’re worried about things like making your money last, not knowing how to maximize your Social Security benefits, increasing healthcare expenses, and inflation, you’re not alone.

In fact, the number one retirement fear a lot of people have is running out of money. According to, nearly one in two older adults’ biggest financial fear is not having enough money saved for retirement. And according to Employee Benefit Research Institute, 40% of US households are expected to run out of money in retirement.


Another big fear is high and unpredictable medical bills when you’re on a fixed income. found that 45% of people between the ages of 55 and 64 fear having high medical bills soon over their retirement years. Now, according to CNBC medical bills are the number one cause of bankruptcy, and it does actually cause 66% of all bankruptcies.



In this episode you’ll learn:

  • The most common fears we hear among retirees
  • The biggest mistake people make with Social Security benefits
  • How to feel at peace about your retirement plan


You need a financial advisor who works with you.  At Beacon Capital Management, we make it simple. We gather some basic information from you about your goals, your current investments, and your financial situation. We research potential opportunities for you. We do all the heavy lifting then we share those findings, and recommendations, with you. It’s all your decision in the long run, we are here to educate you and guide you. Whether you work with us or not, we are happy to talk with you and give you a free second opinion. Schedule your Financial Plan Checkup for FREE!


There are thousands of rules that come with drawing Social Security, and if you make a mistake about when to take benefits, you don’t get a do-over. You get one crack at this, and you’ve got to do it right, and if you don’t do it right, you’re basically leaving money on the table. If you want to learn more about maximizing your Social Security benefits, check out our Free Webinar.

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