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Joe Anderson
ABOUT Joseph

As President of Pure Financial Advisors, Joe Anderson has led the company to achieve over $2 billion in assets under management and has grown their client base to over 2,160 in just ten years of the firm opening. When Joe began working with Pure Financial in 2008, they had almost no clients, negative revenue and no [...]

Alan Clopine
ABOUT Alan

Alan Clopine is the CEO & CFO of Pure Financial Advisors. He currently leads Pure Financial Advisors along with Michael Fenison and Joe Anderson. Alan joined the firm about one year after it was established. At that time the company had less than 100 clients and approximately $50 million of assets under management. As of [...]

Baby boomers have given retirement a whole new meaning. The days of lounging in rocking chairs have been replaced with days playing sports, volunteering and seeking new adventures.  From living longer, to staying active, to financially supporting their children, retirees in this day and age have transformed the Golden Years into something far from what their parents experienced.  With this new era of retirement come different challenges that Boomers will have to consider when deciding whether they are ready to enter retirement.  Join CFP® Joe Anderson and CPA Al Clopine as they cover life expectancy changes, proper saving techniques, compound interest and important ages to remember for your retirement accounts.


0:06 “When you take a look today, you’ve got a crazy economy, we’re living a lot longer, you’ve got the demise of retirement pension plans, which have really turned traditional retirement planning on its ear”

1:05 “It’s up to you to create your own retirement income

3:42 “Most of us don’t have pension plans anymore so it’s much more difficult to make this work because many of us are retiring at 65, some of us at 62, and you may have decades of retirement”

6:16 “If for a 65-year old couple there’s a 50% chance that one of you will live to age 92 and a 25% chance that one of you will live to age 98, so you better be planning for a long time”

9:10 “A lot of employers do not even offer a 401(k) plan”

9:46 “When it comes to retirement planning, it is not your mom and dad’s retirement planning, there’s a lot more things you can do.  And I think a lot of the time we focus on the dollars and cents, but you’ve got to look at what your life is going to look like”

10:23 “Boomers are booming, enjoying their favorite hobbies but also giving a lot of their time to good causes

11:25 “One difference for the greatest generation that could impact their quality of life is they’re helping out their family members financially at greater rates than their parents did”

13:11 “Most private employers do not have a pension plan”

14:46 “If you have a 401(k), take advantage of it because it’s a way to put a lot of money into retirement.”

18:40 “If you take social security early at age 62, you cannot have earned income over about $15,000 in change”

20:49 “You can take money out of an IRA, you can put it in your checking account, you can spend it, you can do whatever you want to at any age as long as you put it back in the IRA in 60 days there is tax or penalty”