Joe Anderson
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As CEO and President, Joe Anderson has created a unique, ambitious business model utilizing advanced service, training, sales, and marketing strategies to grow Pure Financial Advisors into the trustworthy, client-focused company it is today. Pure Financial, a Registered Investment Advisor (RIA), was ranked 15 out of 100 top ETF Power Users by RIA channel (2023), was [...]

Alan Clopine

Alan Clopine is the Executive Chairman of Pure Financial Advisors, LLC (Pure). He has been an executive leader of the Company for over a decade, including CFO, CEO, and Chairman. Alan joined the firm in 2008, about one year after it was established. In his tenure at Pure, the firm has grown from approximately $50 [...]

Published On
March 26, 2016

Today’s show is about retirement myths that ruin most retirees’ plans. Find out why Baby Boomers won’t be able to have a retirement like their parents.

02:07 “40% of unmarried women have saved less than $1,000 [for retirement], according to a 2016 Retirement Confidence survey by Employee Benefits Research Institute”

05:55 “The opportunity is that we are living a lot longer and we get to enjoy our golden years longer which is great, but we also have to have a plan to cover it because it’s not just Social Security anymore”

12:58 “Al and I have seen people who have millions of dollars and they blow through their money very, very quickly. Then we see people who have less than $100,000 and live a very comfortable retirement. It’s about figuring out what retirement looks like to you”

18:09 “The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that more than a fifth of boomers 65 and older will be holding on to a job in 2024. When their parents were the same age in 1994, only a tenth were still employed”

27:12 “A lot of people are shocked when they find out how different types of retirement income are taxed, and I want to go through the six most common types of retirement income and how they’re taxed”

32:12 “For those who have been listening to our show and have been doing Roth IRA contributions and Roth conversions, you’ll be very happy to know that as you take money out of those accounts, it’s all tax-free—100% tax-free”


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