Andrew Barr/Financial Post Top heavy in property, Nancy’s good life could crumble if her bet goes sour – especially if she quits her steady job to sell real estate. Situation: 52-year-old corporate manager considers swapping secure job for real estate sales Solution: Evaluate risks and compare retirement income and savings in new career with present job…

Safe as houses? Not for this 52-year-old who has 84% of her $1.7-million wealth tied up in risky real estate