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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. As CEO he currently leads Pure Financial Advisors along with our executive team. As CFO he is responsible for the financial operations of the company. Alan joined the firm about one year after it was established. At that time the company had less than [...]

Published On
December 12, 2015

One factor people often overlook in retirement is inflation. It’s important to consider inflation when it comes to your retirement because it is essentially a silent tax. Also in this hour: Your Financial To-Do List before year- end, and does your financial plan line up with your spouse’s?


5:30 “There’s a lot of different things that you have to look at in regards to your retirement, and inflation is one that is often missed or miscalculated”

6:00 “It’s (inflation) a silent tax, because the cost of goods and services continues to increase”

9:57 “According to the Center of Retirement Research at Boston College, 41% of Americans working at age 58 are likely to retire earlier than they expected to”

13:07 “Post-retirement spending varies dramatically; there’s no one size fits all for workers on post-retirement spending”

16:44 “When it comes to retirement planning, you want to look at the dollars and cents, but then you also want to look at the bigger picture—what you’re going to do and how you’re going to do it and everything else”

23:09 “Maybe you can sell some of your positions at a loss (called tax loss harvesting), and did you know that loss nets against any gains dollar for dollar?”

27:57 “As you near retirement, tax planning becomes more important than ever, but you must use a forward-looking strategy…you have more control over taxes than you think”

33:06 “You have to figure out what your shortfall is—how much money are you spending versus how much money is coming in”