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Eight simple strategies for getting your retirement portfolio back in shape Investing
“Egan tears down the bad habits and bad ideas that prevent investors from taking charge of their financial lives. He offers eight valuable strategies for making profitable investments―strategies badly needed by millions of boomers trying to save money for retirement. Don’t miss it.”
―Stan Hinden, author of How to Retire Happy
“American workers’ confidence in their ability to achieve a financially secure retirement is low. Mike Egan provides a compassionate wake-up call to Americans, along with tactical solutions to set their paths straight toward a retirement that’s attainable. A must read.”
―Catherine Collinson, President, Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies®
Your Stronger Financial Future examines the eight dominant myths that influence most investors’ decision-making―and lead to financial loss and flimsy retirement portfolios. Learn how to navigate the most powerful psychological obstacles that keep you from gaining control over your money and realizing measurably better results.
Are you susceptible to the most common financial myths, such as:
Myth: Social Security is on the brink of collapse
Truth: Social Security is more secure than the dollar
Myth: Government bailouts are for the insiders, not you
Truth: The bailouts saved us all from total collapse
Myth: Leverage is the key to prosperity
Truth: Leverage is debt―and is almost always a bad idea
Myth: Free healthcare for everyone!
Truth: Healthcare costs will be a substantial portion of your budget
About the Author
Mike Egan, CFP, CIMA, is a financial advisor who began his career as a derivatives marketer at Lehman Brothers, structuring and executing swap and derivative transactions totaling more than $8 billion for Fortune 20 companies. Egan founded the Corporate and Executive Services Group at Legg Mason Wood Walker, Inc., in Baltimore. Read more at MacroMike.com.