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!
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!
One of the most important questions for you IF you want to have a successful and worry free retirement. Don't underestimate Social Security it just might surprise you just how much more you can get from Social Security if you OPT IN for the extra benefits! Find out more below...
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...
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!
To continue with our question theme...in this entry to our blog we pose 5 questions you must be able to answer to have a successful retirement and if you haven't figured it out yet...having a successful retirement is a prevalent theme here!
We keep on this topic because we feel that the traditional ways you have been taught to put money away for retirement and WORSE how you should take income out in retirement are severely flawed and unless you have a lot of and I mean a LOT of money these traditional plans will likely leave you wanting in retirement.
Is that what you want?
Today we share 5 questions you really need to answer at least 5 years before your retirement and the earlier you get them answered the better your chances of having a successful retirement and isn't that what we all want? Take a mere 3 minutes out of your busy day to check it out I know you'll find value in it!
This could be the MOST IMPORTANT question for your retirement.
Running out of money in retirement is one of our biggest fears because we would likely have to drastically change our lifestyles and who wants to live their retirement years like that?
This installment of our blog addresses this question, please take a little more than 4 minutes of your valuable time to watch our video and let us know your thoughts?
When You Are Close to Retirement You Should Have More Bonds and Less Stocks…WHY? Are Bonds Really Safe?
Traditional retirement thinking says the closer you get to retirement the more money you should have allocated to bonds and less to stocks.
Have you ever wondered why that is?
It's widely accepted that we need to reduce our risk the closer we get to retirement because we can't afford to lose money. Why then do we need more money in bonds? Are bonds really safe?
Watch our 4 minute video to get your answer and I predict you'll be surprised!
If you could find out now whether or not you would run out of money in retirement wouldn't you want to know? Then you could either change course or live comfortably knowing you are on your way. Either way you are in control of your situation!
Today's entry is a little longer, a little more than 15 minutes. That being said, there is a lot of value in it. Give it a look and let us know what you think!
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!