Retirement Planning

Human Beings Are Strange Animals Indeed!

By Rick Hahn Consider the goat. The first time a goat comes in personal contact with an electric fence, well, it remembers the lesson from then on. I have even seen animals teach the lesson of a bad personal experience to OTHER animals, who then avoid the situation themselves, thus preventing the negative experience for Read more >>

Greed and Fear Can Destroy Your Finances

By Joe Edgeworth Greed and fear are human emotions and with them can come human mistakes. Fear: an unpleasant emotion caused by the belief that there is a threat that could harm you. Greed: An intense and selfish desire for something, especially wealth. While these words are, by definition, very different, they relate to each Read more >>

Buffett Says. The Problem is Health Care

By Bill Broich Mr. Buffett said, a specter much more sinister than corporate taxes is looming over American businesses: health care costs. And chief executives who have been maniacally focused on seeking relief from their tax bills would be smart to shift their attention to these costs, which are swelling and swallowing their profits. “If Read more >>

A Pile Of Cash: How Important Is It?

By Al Martinez Sure, when it comes to paying for something like a new car — cash talks. Cash can get you a better deal and eliminate interest payments. But more importantly than having cash is having cash flow. Cash flow is the true king. Cash flow is INCOME. Try thinking of your money from Read more >>

What Drives Your Financial Decisions?

By Rick J. Hahn  What drives your financial decisions? Is it Greed? Fear? Common sense?  Some Psychologists say that most financial decisions are made by most people in that order. The highest percentage starting with Greed, then Fear, and finally common sense. It has been my experience that that order may very well be correct.  Let’s Read more >>

Top 7 Retirement Planning Mistakes to Avoid 

By Al Martinez Retirement decisions can be confusing and complicated. Many people make too many mistakes when it comes to decisions that can affect their important retirement period. Listed below are 7 retirement mistakes, possibly you can avoid them. Searching for jobs later in life:  Many people forgo proper retirement planning thinking they’ll be able Read more >>

The Retirement Question

By James Junge At a recent Social Security workshop, I presented I was asked the question on every baby-boomer’s mind these days, “What should I do with my retirement funds with all this volatility in the stock market?” The answer is not simple, but is not as complex as many would have you believe.  The Read more >>

Sustainable Income For Life

By Rick J Hahn Sustainable income, exactly what is it? How could income be sustainable?  What happens when interest rates drop or you live too long, how can it sustain itself? Those are good questions and the answer might seem too good to be true. However, it is true if you understand how to create Read more >>

Worry and Concern Over Medical Costs And Expenses

By Bill Broich 1 in 3 Can Barely Afford Medical Care My favorite market is people who are generally overlooked by brokers, people that don’t have investment counselors, people with a lower net worth. The reason?  Our products with their guarantees become very important to them. Along with issues of income and worry regarding having Read more >>

Wall Street’s Latest Attempt To Create An Annuity: Bond Tents

By Bill Broich It never ceases to amaze me to what lengths Wall Street will go to with their products to make them pretend to be an annuity. Remember, all brokers want to do is make changes in your portfolio for if they can. The more changes, the more opportunities for compensation. It walks like Read more >>

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