"Erin Botsford gets it! She understands what drives the financial markets and has found investment strategies that support her clients retirement lifestyles in up, down and flat market conditions. In view of the current conditions in our global economy, this book should be read by anyone serious about protecting their lifestyle in retirement. No wonder the industry calls her 'The Great Protector!'"
--Harry Dent, Founder, CEO, HS Dent, Author, "The Great Crash Ahead" (01/01/2011)
From the Inside Flap
Are you retired or preparing to retire? Is there a chance that your retirement lifestyle could be negatively impacted by fluctuations in the stock market? Are you relying on some magic number for financial security? Do you ever worry about running out of money?
If the answer to any of these questions is yes, this book is for you. Given today's uncertainties--market risk, inflation risk, longevity risk, and the murky future of Social Security and Medicare--everyone is concerned and everyone wants to know what to do.
In The Big Retirement Risk
, author Erin Botsford offers an entirely new way to think about money, investing, and retirement planning, called "Lifestyle Driven Investing™." She first exposes some of the common myths of Wall Street and explains why the traditional methods of investing may not work in the days ahead, and then she shows you how to craft an investment strategy to help protect your retirement lifestyle in good economic times and bad.
Erin's journey, rising from a life of poverty and overcoming enormous adversity to become one of America's top financial planners, gives her the insight and perspective to guide you through the current economic landscape and beyond. The Big Retirement Risk shares Erin's knowledge and experience so you can avoid running out of money before you run out