How to Use an Inheritance to Secure Your Retirement


Make the Most Of Your Windfall

According to one study from Lund University, the average inheritance is gone within five years because of poor financial management. With approximately $30 trillion in assets expected to be passed on in the next 30 to 40 years, you might be among the Americans who would do well to begin thinking about how an inheritance could bolster your retirement outlook.

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