We closed out the month of March with an unprecedented month in the stock market as the coronavirus caused fear and uncertainty throughout the country. To get a little perspective on what we’re witnessing, let’s take a look back through history at the worst market crashes of all-time.
Retirement comes in many different forms and we all create our own vision of the day we make that exciting transition. Maybe you’re someone that plans to work as long as you can or you the person that’s ready to retire as soon as possible. We all have a different level of desire when it comes to retirement, and today we’ll span the spectrum with J’Neanne Theus.
Many different types of bias can play a role in the decisions an investor makes and most of the time it results in a negative outcome. Let’s highlight six of the biases that we see clients use for their financial decisions and explain how they affect your portfolio.
A lot of people like to think they’re making decisions based on logic and facts, but the truth is emotions typically play a role in our decision-making process. As you can imagine, we have many strong feelings when it comes to our money and that can become a problem for your retirement plan.
The focus of our podcast has shifted and today we’re going to tell you why by giving you the background behind the decision, why we feel this new objective is so important, and the goals for the show. Plus, we’ll learn more about J’Neanne’s career and how she got into this career after her time in the military.
Are you ready to start taking Social Security benefits? Do you feel knowledgeable on what strategies to put in place to make the most of it or are you falling for some of these common misconceptions when it comes to Social Security?
Everyone has a junk drawer somewhere full of odds and ends that might get so cluttered you forget what you have. We’ll talk about the six financial things you probably have sitting in a drawer somewhere as well and what you need to do to dust them off and make sure they are put to use. Then, J’Neanne talks about student loans and the ripple effect they have in the financial world.
On this all-mailbag edition of the podcast, learn how your Social Security will be taxed. We'll also explore how cash settlements and inheritances could change your retirement.
When teaching my Income in Retirement college classes, there is a section on preservation of capital embedded within the investment strategies portion. In my book, preservation from fraud and theft are even more important discussion topics because the methodologies to separate you from your money are many. And they are often aggressive. In my recent [...]
If you've overcomplicated your retirement plan, then you need to hear this podcast. Discover the dangers of unnecessarily complicating your finances.