Your Daily IQ Retirement Brief 4/15/22
Your Daily IQ Retirement Brief 4/14/22
There are hundreds of money decisions we all make on a regular basis, but most of them are short term, small in size, and have no lasting impact on our lives. The decision on how you will pay yourself a monthly paycheck in retirement, however, is the opposite—it is long term, large in size, and will have an immense impact on your life and your spouse’s! Get it wrong, and you have a problem. But it's harder than you might think to get it right! So, what can you do? Well, there are two main income replacement strategies used by advisors according to industry studies. The first is the Systematic Withdrawal approach, the other is the Segmentation or Bucketing approach. Today, Steve will compare the two strategies in detail, to help you determine which is right for you. ... MASTERING MONEY is on the air!
Your Daily IQ Retirement Brief 4/13/22
Because fewer people are retiring with pensions, the demand for annuities continues to grow, and is likely to keep growing. Ten thousand Baby Boomers a day turn age 60--and every age up to age 75. They need income to retire on, but bonds pay too little. Baby Boomers have embraced the common sense and logic that annuities provide—especially the NEXT GENERATION of retirement annuities which let YOU, the owner, share in market index increases without losses, while growing a permanent secure income like a pension at four or five times the income rate of a quality bond. Smart people are protecting themselves NOW against the next crash and getting in at just the right time. Today, we'll review just how Index Annuities work and how income riders work. Then Medicare Specialist Shelley Grandidge joins us. You don't want to miss today's show....MASTERING MONEY is on the air!!
Your Daily IQ Retirement Brief 4/12/22
There are four things a company can do with the net profits it makes: 1)Reinvest back into the company 2) acquire other companies 3) buy back its own shares—or----4) pay dividends. Companies that pay dividends are typically known for being more disciplined about their balance sheets. Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffet's company, rakes in billions in dividends every year but does not pay them out to investors. Instead, Berkshire reinvests dividends to create even and compound even more equity for the future. Today, we'll review exactly how you can put Berkshire's ideas to work for you in both good markets and bad! You don't want to miss today's show...MASTERING MONEY is on the air!
Today on Mastering Money...It’s a MOTLEY FOOL MONDAY!! The Motley Fool Money Show is one of the most popular stock market TALK SHOWS in America today, featuring timely insights from top analysts. "MOTLEY FOOL MONEY" is heard by millions of listeners coast to coast—including Saturdays right here on Money Radio at 5pm! First we'll update breaking financial news and get a read on all the indexes, THEN, we'll take you to an exclusive broadcast of the Motley Fool Money Show, with fresh ideas to help you become a more informed investor. Steve will cap it off with proven money-making and money-SAVING ideas that you DON'T want to miss! -- A jam-packed show --and we're READY TO ROLL ! ... MASTERING MONEY IS ON THE AIR!!!
Your Daily IQ Retirement Brief 4/11/22
As you get closer to the day when your salary goes away… and everything you’ve accumulated up to this point has to be the source of ALL your future paydays… your decisions need to become more accurate. You can’t afford the mistakes you made thirty years ago. On an increasing basis, the news literature in the financial world states that you will need more than a million dollars to retire and to make sure you don't go broke. A million is a nice sum of money, but unless you properly diversify, allocate, and conserve it, you run the risk of seeing it get cut in half by a combination of market declines, income withdrawals, RMDs, taxes, politics, fees, inflation, and poor timing when it comes to retirement. Today, we''ll tell you the story of Doug and Diane, who found out the hard way. Then Medicare Specialist Shelley Grandidge joins us for the Q & A. Don't miss today's show MASTERING MONEY is on the air!!