In the game of chess, “best moves” are determined by developing a plan to advance toward victory while protecting valuable pieces from loss. Similarly, life’s financial “best moves” are determined by developing a comprehensive plan to achieve goals while protecting valuable assets.
At Fort Wealth Management, we understand that retirees face many important decisions that can affect their long-term financial success. Some of these decisions revolve around making investments that will help create a hedge against outliving their income, the impact of inflation, taxation, and rising healthcare costs.
Because over ninety percent of our clients are retirees with similar concerns, we are in an advantageous position to approach such challenges with experience and skill.
Systematic Withdrawals in Retirement
Taking regular, periodic withdrawals during retirement can be quite problematic.
Retiring the 4% Rule
A portfolio created with your long-term objectives in mind is crucial as you pursue your dream retirement.
Consider how your assets are allocated and if that allocation is consistent with your time frame and risk tolerance.
Over time, different investments' performances can shift a portfolio’s intent and risk profile. Rebalancing may be critical.
Choosing to bear the financial burden of an adverse event is called self-insuring. Do you know what that entails?
Affluent investors face unique challenges when putting together an investment strategy. Make sure you keep these in mind.
Having an emergency fund may help alleviate the stress and worry associated with a financial crisis.
Knowing the rules may help you decide when to start benefits.
Here's one strategy that combines two different annuities to generate income and rebuild principal.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
Help determine the required minimum distribution from an IRA or other qualified retirement plan.
Estimate how long your retirement savings may last using various monthly cash flow rates.
Estimate your monthly and annual income from various IRA types.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
Even low inflation rates can pose a threat to investment returns.
Despite recent tax-law changes, many Americans are expected to pay the AMT this year.
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.
The seas of the market are constantly shifting, and whether the good ship IPO can set sail may depend heavily on the tides.
Pundits say a lot of things about the markets. Let's see if you can keep up.