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Month: May 2020

Episode 8: The Making of a Comprehensive Written Retirement Income Plan

If you’ve been following the show, then you’ve often heard about how important a comprehensive written retirement income plan is, but what is it exactly? In this episode of The Peak Financial Freedom Show, Dan and Jim discuss the details of what makes a comprehensive written retirement income plan, why it’s so important, and how it will help give you the retirement that you deserve.

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Five Reasons the Pandemic May Be a Good Thing for Your Retirement

Finding the Silver Lining of COVID-19

There is no disputing that the COVID-19 pandemic has been a tragic event for millions. Illness, death, job loss, fear, and a world essentially shut down for weeks on end has wreaked havoc – and it isn’t over just yet. Truly, the negative impacts of this global health crisis cannot be overstated.

And yet, as is often the case in times of turmoil, there is a silver lining if we look closely. Below we’ll examine five ways that COVID-19 may positively impact your retirement.

1.     We’ve been forced out of our routines.

Routines can be positive, certainly. More often than not, though, they become less routine and more “rut.” We begin living life on autopilot, which can rob us of opportunities, experiences, and fresh perspectives, but we stay in the rut because it feels safe and certain. If there is anything that can be unequivocally said about this pandemic, it is that it has dragged each and every one of us out of our usual ruts. Though it has created much uncertainty, it has also caused us to think about many aspects of our lives in new ways – and this can be a good thing if we remember to look for the opportunities that may present themselves.

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Episode 7: Can You Enjoy Retirement and Leave an Inheritance?

In this latest episode of The Peak Financial Freedom Show, Jim and Dan use a hypothetical client to showcase the benefits of sitting down with an advisor to minimize the risk in your portfolio and create a financial plan that works for your unique needs. Specifically, they touch on how one might go about organizing their assets and savings in order to use their assets as income during retirement so that they are able to both live the life they desire and deserve in retirement and leave an inheritance to their children or grandchildren.

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Episode 6: Achieving Financial Freedom

There is a strong correlation between the risk in your portfolio and achieving financial freedom; the less risk you have, the more freedom you gain. In this episode of The Peak Financial Freedom Show, Jim and Dan discuss the difference between having a portfolio that looks pretty on paper and having one that is actually working for you, it all comes down to the amount of risk that you’re taking on and how much income flow you have. By taking the time to sit down with an advisor to write out your assets, your income revenues, and your investments in a simple format, you’ll be able to see and better understand exactly what your money is going to do for you for the rest of your life.

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Episode 5: Independence in Retirement

In this latest episode of The Peak Financial Freedom Show, Jim and Dan look into a case study of a widowed woman on the precipice of retirement and discuss the unique challenges that come with entering retirement single. Among those challenges, they explain why investing in stocks is actually much safer than investing in bonds. In order to reduce the amount of risk in your portfolio, you want to be sure that more of your money is in assets and stocks than it is in bonds. Another way to minimize your risk, is to be sure that you have a well-thought-out plan which details the ways in which you will make and manage your income once in retirement.

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