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...
One of the biggest challenges many of us face is our own feeling that we're not worthy of professional financial help mainly because we don't feel we have "enough" money to deserve that type of help. If you feel that way please watch today's video. Maybe you'll feel differently afterwards...
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!
Here's a question we all should be concerned with. There's another market crash coming at some point. We just don't know when...therein lies the problem.
We don't know "WHEN" in fact NOBODY knows.
Did you lose money in the last crash from late 2007 to early 2009?
How about from 2000-2002?
What are you doing differently TODAY that will give you a better result when it happens again?
Today's video discusses this very topic!
Questions, questions, questions...seems all I do is ask questions! Here are 5 more that you need to know the answers to if you want to have a successful retirement. Our short 3:41 video lays them out for you to consider.
I encourage you to take the short amount of time to watch this, I'm certain you'll find value in it!
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!
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!