Archive for September, 2015
Contrarian Bond Investing
Contrary to most forecasts, award winning portfolio manager Kathleen Gaffney sees a brighter growth outlook in China, the U.S. and much of the world, and is finding unusual bargains in battered areas like energy and commodities. On this week’s WEALTHTRACK, Gaffney explains why she is investing in unpopular places in her Eaton Vance Bond Fund.
Award winning financial planner Erin Botsford believes traditional retirement approaches including heavy reliance on stock and bond investments, asset allocation strategies and set annual withdrawals are unreliable and in some cases downright dangerous. Instead the CEO and founder of The Botsford Group relies on guaranteed sources of income to pay for life’s necessities. Continue Reading »
CONSIDER ANNUITIES AS A CORE PART OF YOUR RETIREMENT PLAN
- Social Security now only source of lifetime guarantee for most retirees
- Annuities provide another source of income for life
- Pay fixed amount every year for life
- Starts payments immediately
- Set future payout date
- Later the date, the higher the payout
Kim Lankford recommends going to www.immediateannuities.com to do some personal calculations.