A majority of Americans would certainly acknowledge that we live in perilous financial times! In his book, Anatomy of a Bear, economist Russell Napier notes we experience a bear market on average every three years and a significant bear market every eight years. With the largest population in the history of the country reaching retirement over the next 20 years, they are assured of going through some severe challenges.
For most personal investors, Wall Street’s approach involves more risk than they want to have or know they have in their portfolios. So how can you prepare for what lies ahead?
If you are looking for answers to what happened to our financial markets, how they could have been avoided, and what you could have done and can do to manage your exposure, consider taking the new, unique personal financial planning course designed to educate the average person in a way they can really understand – The ABCs of Conservative Investing. The ABC Investing Model was developed especially for people age 50 and up who would like to have an alternative to the typical Wall Street myths to financial planning.
This comprehensive personal finance course is designed to help people examine where they are in their financial planning and teach them how to get where they want to be financially. The course covers various aspects of conservative investing such as changes in investing paradigms, impact of bear markets, retirement budgeting, key aspects of financial decisions and pitfalls to avoid when developing/revising your personal financial plan, while highlighting the ABC Model of Investing.
If you are concerned about your IRA, 401(k), 403(b) or other retirement accounts or just want to be more confident in your current plan, you should enroll. It will be time well spent. Upon completion of this course you will have the confidence and tools you need to put your personal plan into action.
Classes are 3 weeks, one begins on Oct. 4 and another on Oct. 9–choose a Tuesday or Thursday class.