Working in retirement because you want to work is totally different than working in retirement because you have to work just to pay the bills. Wouldn't you much rather have the money you've put away for retirement working efficiently and effectively enough to provide not only enough money to live, but to also play? Would you like that money to be guaranteed or not guaranteed? Check out the video below to find out if it might work for you!
One of the biggest misleading aspects of how we traditionally save for retirement is that it is somehow "OKAY" to lose money when the market drops, because the market always comes back over time. While historically the market has come back that doesn't mean YOUR MONEY will.
The video below talks about how you might be a bigger winner if you didn't lose at any time while you are saving for retirement or in retirement. It's just a little more than 4 minutes and I do believe you'll find significant value in it! Have a great day!
Why is Inflation So Devastating to People on a Fixed Income and One of the Biggest Threats to Your Retirement?
Things cost more over time and when you're in retirement on a fixed income those cost increases can be devastating, especially since we are living longer. Today's entry discusses inflation and ways you can overcome it in retirement. It's only a little more than 4 minutes so take a little time and check it out. I'd wager you'll learn something valuable for you and your situation. Go ahead...don't cost nothing!
If You Had a Choice Between Having a Chance to Be Rich or You'd Never Be Poor...Which Would You Choose?
Which would you choose? Interesting dilemma isn't it? Check out our video and see where you stand!
The market is on a 5 year run...can it keep on going forever? That's what we thought in 2000 and again in 2007...hmm makes you wonder. Take a look at this entry in our Blog/Vlog series, it's only a tad over 3 minutes, but it has some great information for you to consider.
While most of us realize that Social Security will provide a chunk of our retirement, but we don't think it will amount to much. Who could blame you for thinking that? Most of the info about it make us think it is a small amount so most of us don't realize that Social Security can actually be quite substantial...but you have to OPT into that part of Social Security. It isn't difficult, but it does take prior planning. You can't just show up at retirement and expect to be able to get the most out of it. So start the process by watching our video today...
This might be the most important question you can ask yourself and your adviser about the money you have in the market. Your Adviser, Wall Street, the Government and the Media sure do all they can to convince you it is predictable and repeatable, but is it?
Will it be for YOUR definition of Long Term?
Was it for those that retired in 2000? How about in 2007?
It's TRUTH time regarding retirement and here are 4 of them that are likely to keep you from being able to retire when you want to retire. Please take just 3 1/2 minutes out of your day to see if any of these could wreck your retirement...who knows you might even be able to fix them so they won't!
One of the biggest misnomers in the financial market place is that we will achieve returns like the market is said to achieve.
Are you "ACTUALLY" realizing the returns that your adviser said you'd likely realize? Studies of actual average investor returns tell a much different and quite disappointing story.
Today's Vlog is 4 1/2 minutes of excellent information to help you better understand this huge problem in retirement planning. Please give it a look. Let us know your thoughts at the bottom of the page!
This is a key question everyone should have an answer for. We've been in long term or "cyclical" Bear Markets about 63% of the time since the 1890's. Does your adviser have a plan to grow your assets during these times? Take about 3 1/2 minutes out of your busy schedule and uncover more of why this is important!
Kurt Jackson brings a unique approach to retirement. His 23+ years working with people and their mortgages he's seen just how much traditional financial planning and traditional retirement income planning have hurt us financially. He brings that strong consumer background to his unique strategies for building retirement accounts and more importantly actually taking income out in retirement!