As the financial markets fall and then surge, Joe and Big Al talk about market timing, reallocating retirement contributions, and portfolio rebalancing. Plus, your questions answered on estimated taxes, Roth conversions, and the logistics of inheriting IRAs and passing assets on. Finally, how is a financial advisor like a golf caddie when markets get volatile? Joe and his Pebble Beach golf caddie buddy, Big G from the Real Life Caddie Podcast, discuss how their professional knowledge and experience can help the rest of us avoid big mistakes.
What one thing can you do today to change the course of your financial future? Having a written financial plan can dramatically increase the chances you’ll reach your retirement goals. Yet, according to Schwab, only 33% of Americans have one! A One-Page Financial Plan helps distinguish the overlap of things that are actually important and […]
Most investors hold bonds for safety, diversification, and income. In fact, you’ve probably read or been told that you should hold stocks for growth and bonds for safety. There is logic to that advice; bonds have historically been much less volatile than stocks and historically have provided ballast during stormy markets. That concept might leave […]
Planning for retirement is one of the most important processes you will undertake in your life. Where are you getting advice for this critical process? Do you get caught up in the minute-to-minute headlines of what is driving the market, or how to invest in just the right stocks to get rich? Are you Googling […]
The vast majority of Americans have not spent the time and resources necessary to ensure a healthy and financially successful retirement – that’s the bad news. The good news is that for most of us, there is still time to update your financial plan and goals to give us all the best chance at a […]
Money mistakes in a Bull Market versus a Bear Market can make the difference in the lifestyle you have in retirement. They each require their own strategies to make the most of your money. Do you know what they are? Joe Anderson, CFP®, and Big Al Clopine, CPA help you learn from the past, and […]
Setting up your saving and investing strategies when you’re in your 30s can put you on a good path to meeting your retirement goals. Joe and Big Al revisit their financial spitballing over the last couple of years specifically for savers and investors in their 30s and even 20s, some of whom want to retire early.
With the consumer price index at forty-year highs, Matt Balderston, Pure financial advisor, CFP®, AIF® will explore what types of investments might make sense in an inflationary environment. It is important to note that there are no foolproof methods to avoid short-term surprises. The bottom line is that if inflation readings come in higher than […]
With the consumer price index at forty-year highs, this is a good time to take a look at what types of investments might make sense in an inflationary environment. Before diving in, though, it’s important to note that there are no foolproof methods to avoid short-term surprises. The bottom line is that if inflation readings […]
Will the Fed get inflation under control? Is the economy headed into a recession? Will market volatility continue? Are there financial moves to consider making now? Pure Financial Advisors’ Chief Investment Officer and Executive Vice President, Brian Perry, CFP®, CFA® addresses all of these questions, and viewer questions, in this third quarter market review and […]
When the financial markets are down, should you postpone retirement? When inflation is up, should you change your investments and pile into things like value and commodities? Plus, the ever-popular retirement spitball analysis: an early retirement plan, Medicare, Social Security, TSP, and Roth conversions, and when and how business owners should convert $5.5M to Roth IRA. Also, if excess 2021 Roth contributions were returned, can you file last year’s taxes now without penalty? Finally, what’s the difference between a collective investment trust and regular mutual funds?
Inflation is high, interest rates are high, and the financial markets are volatile. Are bonds and series I bonds good investments or bad investments right now? How do bonds fit into your overall retirement portfolio? Plus, variable annuities, evaluating the long-term value of Roth contributions vs. Roth conversions, what if anything can be done about losses in an after-tax 401(k), helping adult kids buy a home – and drinks in the Derails.
During bull markets, it’s relatively easy to adhere to the philosophy of buying and holding for the long-term, but when markets get rattled, it can be difficult to stay the course while your portfolio falls in value. This has been the case recently, as fears around inflation, war, pandemics, central bank policy, and recessions have […]
Consumer prices and producer prices are soaring and the Federal Reserve has increased interest rates. Brian Perry, CFP®, CFA®, Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer at Pure Financial Advisors, explains how inflation and the Fed are impacting your retirement investment portfolio, and how you can react intelligently. Outline: 00:14 – Inflation and the Fed […]