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MAKE SURE YOUR STOCK PORTFOLIO IS DIVERSIFIED AMONG DIFFERENT ASSET CLASSES

April 28, 2017

MAKE SURE YOUR STOCK PORTFOLIO IS DIVERSIFIED AMONG DIFFERENT ASSET CLASSES

  • Large-cap stocks dominate U.S. stock index funds
  • Mid-cap & small-cap stocks are under-owned
  • Few of us own mid or small-cap foreign companies, or emerging market stocks

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MAKE SURE YOU ARE WELL INFORMED ABOUT BOTH SOCIAL SECURITY AND MEDICARE BENEFITS

April 21, 2017

MAKE SURE YOU ARE WELL INFORMED ABOUT BOTH SOCIAL SECURITY AND MEDICARE BENEFITS

  • Get educated ahead of time
  • If you are already collecting, review your and your spouse’s benefits
  • Notify Medicare and Social Security if there is a change of circumstances to get benefits updated

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CONSIDER ADDING SOME ETFs TO YOUR PORTFOLIO

April 14, 2017

CONSIDER ADDING SOME ETFs TO YOUR PORTFOLIO

  • Low cost, tax efficient, transparent
  • Represent every asset class:Stocks, bonds, commodities alternatives.

“From micro to mega caps, from Argentina to Vietnam, from Treasuries to junk bonds and from aluminum to wheat…”
– Matt Hougan

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CONSIDER SOME HIGH ACTIVE SHARE FUNDS WITH LOW TURNOVER

April 7, 2017

CONSIDER SOME HIGH ACTIVE SHARE FUNDS WITH LOW TURNOVER

  • Most investors moving into passive index funds
  • Contrarian move would be to own a few actively managed funds
  • Add low turnover as a criteria

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DEVELOP AN ALTERNATIVE RETIREMENT INCOME SOURCE

March 31, 2017

DEVELOP AN ALTERNATIVE RETIREMENT INCOME SOURCE

  • Can tap during market declines
  • Avoid drawing down investment portfolio

ADVANCE PLANNING

  • Set up home equity line of credit
  • Establish reverse mortgage line of credit
  • Set up when conditions are favorable
  • Can use when they are not

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