Because one consequence of a recession can be layoffs from work, many of you are asking what a recession has to do with you if you’re nearing retirement or are planning to leave the workforce soon anyway.   You should also know that during a recession, another consequence is that stock values could plunge. And if you were relying on income from your investments in the stock market to fund your retirement a downturn could prove problematic.  Call us to discuss what options may be available to you that can still provide you with that necessary guaranteed income.  We’re always here to help.