7 things early retirees can do when the stock market turns on them

We’ve had a bumpy ride with the stock markets this week, and after the historically long bull market we’ve been enjoying over the past decade, many are wondering if this is just a short-term market rout, or the beginning of a bigger and more persistent global recession.

The biggest risk to any retiree’s portfolio is sequence of returns risk, also known as sequence risk, which occurs if you have several bad stock market years in a row, especially early in your retirement.

“Four hostile newspapers are more to be feared than a thousand bayonets...” ― Napoléon Bonaparte