It wasn’t long ago when most people believed retiring with a million dollars was enough to live comfortably through the entirety of their golden years. A million dollars is certainly a lot of money. However, times have changed and inflation may be partly to blame. Inflation can cause money to be worth less, products may […]
Should You Stay Invested or pay off Your Mortgage? It Depends
A home mortgage is likely one of the largest debts that most people have. A question that many ask themselves is should we try and pay down the mortgage as quickly as possible? Take advantage of Financial Freedom’s free initial consultation. Click here to schedule a time to talk with us. Some are tempted to […]
Inflation and Your Financial Plan: Do You Need To Worry?
Inflation may rise in the future. If so, should you worry about its effects on your financial plan? If you have a comprehensive financial plan, you might not be as worried as someone who does not. To understand why let’s briefly discuss inflation and its effects. Inflation Might Rise in the Near Future Inflation is […]
How do High Net Worth Individuals Invest?
Contrary to some opinions, high net worth individuals may not be saving every penny. Nor do these accomplished individuals pay for everything in cash. The truth is many high net worth individuals invest the vast majority of their money as opposed to leaving it in a savings account. However, the manner in which high net […]
RMD's in 2021 What You Need to Know
How to calculate your first RMD? Most people have heard about RMDs in passing yet are not quite sure what, exactly, this acronym stands for. RMD is short for required minimum distribution. RMDs are the amount of money an individual must withdraw every single year from his or her retirement plan account after reaching 72 […]
Don’t Let These Investing Mistakes Derail Your Retirement Plans
Investing in your life for post-retirement is one of the most important things you can do for both yourself and your loved ones. And whether you’re retired, newly retired, or almost retired, knowing how to avoid costly mistakes with your investments is an important part of retiring comfortably.
Planning is Key for High Net Worth Investors
High net worth investors need a strategic overarching plan to maximize the value of their portfolio in the months, years, and decades ahead. While a fairly simple game plan for investing may suffice for some people, those who have achieved a high net worth need a comparably complex plan. After all, when you reach high […]
How High Is Your Net Worth?
For high net worth individuals and families planning is a necessary component that puts them on track to reach their financial goals. Those with a high net worth often work with financial professionals that specialize in working with them as they typically have different priorities when it comes to their investments, portfolios, and estate plans.
The Special Financial Planning Needs of Millionaires
Do millionaires have special financial planning needs? Yes. Large amounts may be placed in many more types of investments and accounts than those of folks with lesser discretionary income, and these can be complicated to manage.
What Does It Mean To Be Wealthy?
What does it mean to be wealthy? There’s no shortage of answers, and frankly, it means different things to different people. High net worth retirement planning not only encompasses investments and money but it also includes less tangible factors such as life experiences, charity, and legacy.
Asset Allocation and High Net Worth Retirement Planning
Asset allocation decisions are among the most important choices about investment and retirement portfolios facing high net worth (HNW) individuals. (HNW is generally defined as $1 million or more in assets, excluding real estate.) Why? Because asset allocation decisions, performed correctly, both drive robust returns and protect your capital against erosion.
How High Net Worth Individuals Stay Wealthy
High net worth (HNW) individuals are defined as those with liquid assets of $1 million or more. Ever wonder how high net worth retirement planning works or how HNW folks keep that much money? To some degree, they follow sensible investing principles that all investors should follow, such as not spending above their (elevated) means and following a long-term plan. But […]