Three Bucket Retirement Income Strategy Model #2

Here is my latest bates retirement income strategy model #2. You can check out retirement income strategy model #1 and compare them. As I learn more from my research I find the picture of what I need to do becomes clearer. So I have decided to revise my model and it is shown below. This […]

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What to do with your 401k Now

This is a full copy of an email service I subscribe to from Al Thomas from Mutual Fund Magic. Al is a professional trader and has been a floor trader, a broker and almost everything you can be in the financial markets. His book “If It Doesn’t Go Up, Don’t Buy It!” is a must […]

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Baby Boomers are NOT Investors but Capital Preservationists

The more I read about the need to have investments in the stock market in retirement regardless of the market volatility the more I realise this is fund managers trying to get your money just to gamble. You need to remember they get paid on the size of the funds under management NOT the returns […]

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You May be Speculating in Oil with your Retirement Money

So much for safe, steady as she goes, buy and hold long term investment of your nest egg. Do you know your retirement funds may be contributing to the Oil Price bubble? Your trusted wealth managers may be telling you to have a conservative balance portfolio in retirement whilst they speculate in oil with your […]

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It’s Impossible to be in the Market when it is Rising and out of it when it is Falling

Today I received an email from someone who maintains it is impossible to be in the market when it is rising and out of it when it is falling. I was investing this way for several years. I also entered the market in March 2003 using my indicators. I requested more information and received a […]

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A Secret Simple Stock Market Timing System

Baby Boomers here is more proof market timing works by protecting your nest egg from severe bear markets and thus avoiding large losses. Repetition is the way to learning so I will keep hammering this point – when in retirement we must find ways to minimize stock market losses. I was half way through a […]

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Buy and Hold Non-Strategy vs. Stop Loss Strategy Hypothetical

I thought I might try and see how Buy and Hold Non-Strategy held up against a Stop Loss Strategy from the 2000 stock market crash to now. I know when I watched the market recover from the March lows I was tempted to put some money in the market. But I use stops and my […]

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How to Protect Your Nest Egg in a falling Stock Market

You need to protect your nest egg in a falling stock market especially when you are in retirement. Rule #1 is to avoid large losses in retirement. So when the financial industry actually starts to sell a product called Absolute Return Funds that might do just that we should investigate them thoroughly.

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