One of the most tempting but dangerous things investors (and investment advisors) do is to change investment strategies in light of what current markets are doing. Don’t misunderstand, it’s always wise to make adjustments when needed, but not to your overall strategy or plan. You put together that strategy to accomplish certain goals within certain […]
It’s been a crazy week in the investing markets. It can be scary when you see the value of your accounts go down, especially if you’re in or near retirement. It’s okay to be scared. Just don’t let your fear allow you to be caught up in the reactionary nature of crowds.
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Today’s episode of The Retirement Answer Man debuts a brand new format that will help you make even more of your retirement and financial planning. From here on out all episodes of RAM will be consist of 3 segments – The Hot Topic, where Roger addresses current issues on the financial horizon – The Practical […]
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Roger starts the show off with a bang today by answering a listener question: “I’m a smart guy. So why do I make such stupid decisions when it comes to money?” Feel familiar? We’ve all made our share of mistakes in the financial areas of our lives, and that pattern never really changes unless we […]
Last weekend my wife and I were watching Beach Front Bargain Hunt on HGTV when she said she’d love to relocate to the beach when we retire. Relocating to a beautiful destination for retirement is a desire I hear a lot. I love to hear her think big like this. Whether we move to the […]
Just saw a headline saying the markets (S&P 500) just went negative for the year. Indeed, equity markets have been volatile lately. Turn on the financial press and you’ll hear about, China’s devaluation, the coming market collapse, and other fear mongering. The financial press LOVE LOVE LOVE to play up fear and greed. Just like a weatherman […]
Retirement planning is as much about additional sources of income as it is about investments. Roger’s guest today, Matt Miller, has built a company that offers savvy retirement planners a legitimate way to add an additional stream of income to their current situation – either on the side or with hopes of it moving toward […]
You work hard for the money you earn. It would be a shame not to spend a little time to assure you use it intentionally. Don’t Let Good Money Go to Waste Once you’ve learned to save it’s important you learn how to use your savings wisely. Not spending it is only half the battle. […]
I’ve been hacked!!!! To prove that talking retirement planning doesn’t have to be dull, Joe Saul-Sehy from the Stacking Benjamins Show hacked into this week’s show. We were all set for another super serious retirement planning show when Joe from Stacking Benjamins hacked in and took over. Evidently Joe thought I was getting a bit too […]