You know what they typically say about making assumptions. Ryan shares many of the common assumptions people have about their financial future and how you should prepare for them before it's too late.
Business owners are particularly vulnerable to some misconceptions and false assumptions about their retirement. Let’s address a few of these issues.
A recent survey found that nearly half of the female respondents said they defer major financial and investment decisions to their spouses. Most of the explanations amounted to just wanting to stick their heads in the sand. They want to just know they’re taken care of, but not get mired in the minutia. But we’ve heard countless stories of why this is a bad idea because one day you might become the lead decision maker. On this episode, let’s go over some tips for how women can get back in the game when it comes to involvement in the process of making financial decisions.
From smart decisions he made during his baseball career to eventually owning his own financial company, Ryan tells stories of how he gained the financial knowledge he has today as well as what listeners can do to start making smarter decisions.
You’ve probably never heard anyone make these statements that we’ll provide on today’s episode. And there are some great reasons why.
Want to grade your preparedness for retirement? Here are five key questions you need to ask yourself. Your answers will help determine how ready you are for retirement.
If you look up quotes about diversification from famous investors, you might come across one from renowned investor Warren Buffet that will certainly raise your eyebrows. It goes, “Diversification is protection against ignorance. It makes little sense if you know what you are doing.” Yet, we’ve always heard about diversification being one of the keys to success for retirement planning. How can these seemingly different ideas both be right?
This episode is all about addressing the most frequently asked questions about 401(k)s.
On this episode, we present you with five commandments that are worth of being written on stone tablets in your retirement plan.
Vanguard’s “How America Saves 2020” report is packed with lots of intriguing stats and findings about Americans and how they save for retirement in the crazy year that is 2020 (most of the recent data is technically from 2019 although some figures are current through the Spring of 2020). Let’s look at some of the top takeaways from the study and how you might compare to the “normal” savings behaviors of Americans.