Jamie Hopkins

AMERICA’S DO-IT-YOURSELF SYSTEM IS FAILING MANY RETIREES. ANSWERS FROM TWO RETIREMENT EXPERTS

December 13, 2019

Why are so many American seniors facing downward mobility in retirement? Retirement experts Teresa Ghilarducci and Jamie Hopkins have answers and solutions.

WEALTHTRACK Episode #1624; Originally Broadcast on December 13, 2019

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70% of current retirees say they would have “no idea what they would do” without Social Security yet only 13% of Millennials expect to rely on it. That is just one of the stark differences between current and future retirees according to Wells Fargo’s 10th annual retirement survey. Download the study here [.pdf]

WEALTHTRACK’s retirement experts all agree that for most people deferring Social Security benefits until the age of 70 is one of the best financial decisions you can make. This website will help you find out what it could mean for you.

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There is a retirement crisis in this country. It is becoming more apparent as 10,000 baby boomers turn 65 every day. A recent Wells Fargo survey found that more than eight in ten current retirees fund their retirement primarily with Social Security, or a pension; just 5 % do so from personal savings such as an IRA or 401(k). Seven in ten retirees say they would have “no idea what they would do” without Social Security.    
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JAMIE HOPKINS EXPLAINS WHY WE NEED TO RETHINK EVERYTHING WE ASSUME WE KNOW ABOUT RETIREMENT

May 25, 2018

Award-winning retirement expert Jamie Hopkins explains why it’s essential to rethink retirement planning.
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HOPKINS: RETIREMENT INCOME CHALLENGE

May 24, 2018

Leading retirement income expert, Jamie Hopkins is one of the creators of the curriculum for the relatively new certification for financial planners called the Retirement Income Certified Professional, or RICP.  As baby boomer investors make the challenging transition from accumulating assets while working to spending them in retirement, Hopkins says much of the financial advisory community is playing catch up.

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TRANSITIONING FROM WORK TO RETIREMENT IS FRAUGHT WITH FINANCIAL RISKS. SPECIALISTS EARHART & HOPKINS EXPLAIN HOW TO DO IT SUCCESSFULLY

March 31, 2017

Two retirement income specialists, Professor Jamie Hopkins and Financial Advisor, Steven Earhart show us how to create our own paycheck in retirement.

WEALTHTRACK Episode #1341; Originally Broadcast on March 31, 2017
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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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EARHART: GUARANTEED INCOME

  • Create a guaranteed income stream to cover fixed expenses
  • Consider an annuity strategy as a source of lifetime income

HOPKINS: TAX DIVERSIFICATION

  • Convert assets to a Roth IRA or Roth 401 (k) when you are near retirement or just in retirement
  • Income from a Roth account is not taxed

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Professor Jamie Hopkins is considered to be one of the leading experts on retirement income planning in the country. He was one of the creators of the curriculum for the RICP, or Retirement Income Certified Professional designation for financial advisors taught at The American College of Financial Services. How did such a young man get interested in retirement income? It started at an early age.

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