Only 39% of Retirees Feel Prepared for Stock Market Volatility. Here's How More Can Feel Secure

Maurie Backman, The Motley Fool
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Only 39% of Retirees Feel Prepared for Stock Market Volatility. Here's How More Can Feel Secure

A volatile stock market can wreak havoc on anyone's peace of mind, but typically hurts retirees the most. Paychecks keep the employed afloat, but most retirees don't have a job-related income source. Retired individuals typically live on income from Social Security and withdrawals from their IRAs or 401(k)s.