8 Engineering a Doomsday-Proof Career

A comprehensive financial preparedness plan can’t concern itself with only saving money or shuffling assets around; it must also address risks to the supply side of personal wealth. Or, in plain English: no matter what we have in the bank, job security is important too.

At first blush, this assertion may seem overly broad. Many of us imagine that if we can only accumulate enough wealth, we’ll be able to retire early and never worry again about holding a job. In reality, however, few people in their prime reach the point where they no longer need to work another day in their lives, almost no matter how ...

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