Since much of the country has recently spent a lot of time watching the Weather Channel and getting a refresher on how hurricanes work, it’s the perfect opportunity to see what we can learn about retirement planning from a discussion about hurricanes…
Take out a dollar bill from your wallet and look at it. Now take out a second dollar bill and look at it. They look pretty similar, don’t they? They spend at the grocery store the same.
Just the other days I was meeting with a CPA in my area reviewing our planning process. It’s inevitable that when I review our planning process called Simplicitree we get into investment strategies.
I imagine many of you have heard the story of the Blind Men and The Elephant. I believe it may have been the sixth grade or so when I was first introduced to it.
If you want to retire, then you better put your money to work. View your retirement savings as a little army that is going to fight for your future income.
After 18 years in the financial services business, I’ve spoken to a lot of people. And in every first meeting with someone, I always ask the question, “What are you concerned about heading into retirement?”
In 1966 the Guinness Book of Records named J. Paul Getty the richest private citizen in the world. At his death in 1976, his net worth was estimated at more than $25 billion (in today’s dollars).
Would you work without getting paid? Then why would you invest without getting paid? Don’t be afraid of running out of money in retirement, start building your retirement income long before you retire and you won’t fear running out of money in retirement!
Why are so many Americans afraid they will not be able to retire because they don’t know how to put their money to work.
A new perspective on risk on your investments. You’ve never seen this before.