We are no stranger to scams in this day and age. We receive robo calls, emails, texts, that all try to make you give away sensitive information. Not all scams are this blatant. There are people in the investment world that do not have your best interest in mind and just want to use your hard earned money for their benefit. Taylor and Brad discuss some of the situations they have witnessed over the years and the ways you can verify the legitimacy of a financial advisor.
Annuities are a hot topic in the financial industry. Some people talk about how much they love them, while others say to stay away from them at all costs. But which side should you believe? Today Taylor discusses the pros and cons to different annuities and how he has used them in his practice in a retirement plan.
This is part 2 to our Retire ASAP Quickguide series. Now that we have taken inventory of our assets, we need to analyze them and see if they are still a good fit for our retirement plan. Taylor and Brad talk about how they analyze portfolios in their office, advisor fees, and a few more critical questions you should be asking yourself regarding to your portfolio.
It’s no secret that the media has been sensationalizing the recent drops we have witnessed in the market and now many people are worried they will not be able to retire for another 5-10 years. Taylor and Brad will explain the different types of market recoveries and how they are helping their clients figure out if they can still retire this year.
There’s a lot of misleading information floating around about overly simplified strategies for withdrawing income in retirement. So what is the best method for withdrawing your income, and how much money is safe to withdraw in these volatile times? Taylor and Brad will help clear the air and get you back on track with your withdrawal strategy.
During these uncertain times with the coronavirus pandemic, it’s easy to panic and make rash, emotion-based decisions with your finances. So let’s talk about what to do, what not to do, and how to keep calm during this volatile market period.
This is our second installment of our tax planning series. On this episode we will focus on how to leave money to your beneficiaries in a tax efficient manner. We also discuss how recent news has affected the market in a negative manner and why a plan is important in order to sustain drops like this.
Tax season is officially upon us, so we are kick-starting a two part series on taxes. Today we discuss some misconceptions about that refund check many individuals may be receiving and we will also look at different investments and how taxes apply to them.
As we get into the holiday season, you may hear more people talking about the importance of gratitude. It is important to keep this same idea when it comes to your finances. Perspective matters when it comes to investing and Taylor will help explain how a change in attitude can positively affect your financial life. There is no doubt that life can take many unexpected turns. Getting laid off from your job, a family emergency, so many different scenarios can happen throughout the course of your life. Today’s episode focuses on the importance of making sure that your financial plan is flexible enough to accommodate for these unexpected life events.
In the market, there are ups and downs. There is good volatility, in which the market is up, and then there is bad volatility, in which the market is down. Anyone who so much as…