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.
CHARITABLE CAUSE Award winning Financial Planner Erin Botsford isn’t just focusing on the well-being of her clients at The Botsford Group. She and her husband are also spending time and money in Africa. Watch the related WEALTHTRACK episode.
Whether you are male or female, everyone worries about running out of retirement savings. Women worry about becoming bag ladies in their old age and men focus too much on performance numbers, which isn’t always the best way to plan for the future. Our two guests on WEALTHTRACK this week, Mary Beth Franklin, part of our WEALTHTRACK brain trust and a contributing editor for InvestmentNews, and Erin Botsford, founder and CEO of the Botsford Group, will answer a lot of questions about retirement and why women are so different from men in their approach to planning for the so-called “Golden Years”.