This article was published in the July 23, 2021 issue of MarketWatch. In it, Sharon Klein shares her insights on why many professional football players, and athletes in general, don’t enjoy the long-term financial stability of their dreams. While athletes are making more money than ever, they can be financially vulnerable, potentially depriving them of a secure, long-term financial future. By creating a strong foundation of understanding and developing formidable financial barriers to protect athletes from bad or ill-informed actors, we can hopefully position more professional athletes to stay financially safe and leave their heirs an enduring legacy long after their playing days are over.
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