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?
Earlier this year, we had the passing of the SECURE Act. Now there is talk about a SECURE Act 2.0. We discuss the different components that are being proposed and how it may affect you down the road.
Even for people who have been very responsible with their money over the years, entering retirement can still be a challenge because it’s such a different stage of life. Let’s talk about some of the missteps that even responsible savers can make...
As we get into the 2nd half of 2019, there are several planning items you might want to run a quick checkup on. We continue to go through our checklist of items to consider as the year begins to wind down in this follow up conversation to last week's podcast.
As we get into the 2nd half of 2019, there are several planning items you might want to run a quick checkup on. Especially if you are retired, or planning to retire soon. Are you focusing on the right things? Listen to today’s podcast to find out.
Most people have a junk drawer at home. It usually contains things like rubber bands, clothespins, highlighters, glue sticks, a tape measure, a label maker, and a pair of scissors. But most people have a financial junk drawer too. Let’s talk about some of the things that end up there and how they might be put to better use.
The Strategic Planning Podcast with Mike Flanders is coming soon. Listen to this quick preview of what to expect. The first episode goes live on March 21st, 2019. Don't forget to subscribe to the show using your favorite podcasting app.