Live It Up Without Outliving Your Money!: 10 Steps to a Perfect Retirement Portfolio

Live It Up Without Outliving Your Money!: 10 Steps to a Perfect Retirement Portfolio

by Paul Merriman
     
 

Not so long ago, the most difficult part of retiring was deciding what you were going to do with all your free time. Today, retirement has become more complex than anyone could have ever imagined. Fluctuations in financial markets coupled with the fact that we'll all be living longer, more active retirement lifestyles have many of us asking, "How am I going to pay

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Overview

Not so long ago, the most difficult part of retiring was deciding what you were going to do with all your free time. Today, retirement has become more complex than anyone could have ever imagined. Fluctuations in financial markets coupled with the fact that we'll all be living longer, more active retirement lifestyles have many of us asking, "How am I going to pay for my retirement?"

For four decades, author Paul Merriman has helped and watched people manage their money—both before and during retirement. Over the years, working as a hands-on money manager has given him an enormous amount of practical experience with real people in real situations. Now, in Live It Up without Outliving Your Money!, Merriman distills what he has learned into these pages to help you create a portfolio that will fulfill your unique retirement needs.

Based on Merriman's popular retirement workshops, Live It Up without Outliving Your Money! shows you how to create and maintain the perfect retirement portfolio. From determining what assets have the highest probability of giving you the returns you need, to controlling taxes and expenses, the simple strategies outlined within these pages will help you regain confidence in your retirement portfolio.

Filled with real-world stories and practical insights, as well as helpful charts, graphs, and tables, this accessible guide will:

  • Motivate you to get into action and improve your financial situation
  • Allow you to tailor a financial plan for retirement that takes into account the right amount of risk for you
  • Provide useful tools to keep your emotions from derailing your investments
  • Examine multiple strategies for withdrawing money once you've retired
  • Help you find and hire a financial advisor whose interests are the same as yours

In the coming years, more than seventy million people will enter retirement. Some of them will have to worry about how long their money will last, while others will enjoy the retirement they've planned and prepared for. If you want to make sure your golden years aren't your lean years, follow the proven guidance of Live It Up without Outliving Your Money!

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At the companion Web site for this book, www.wiley.com/go/paulmerriman, you will find:

  • Updated charts and tables
  • More articles by Paul Merriman
  • A link to submit a question to Paul
  • Paul's answers to questions from readers
  • A link to sign up for a free six-month subscription to Paul's monthly newsletter

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471679974
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/18/2005
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.06(w) x 9.38(h) x 0.95(d)

Meet the Author

Paul Merriman is President of Merriman Capital Management, which manages more than $700 million in investments for more than 1,500 clients. Merriman hosts Sound Investing, a weekly radio show broadcast in several northwestern cities, and is a regular columnist at Marketwatch.com. He is the Publisher and Editor of FundAdvice.com, an online newsletter and investment advisory service rated "Best of the Web" by Forbes in 2000, 2001, and 2002. Over the last decade, more than 25,000 people have attended Merriman's workshops on how to prepare for retirement. He regularly speaks before such groups as the American Association of Individual Investors and certified public accountant state societies. He is regularly interviewed in local and national media.

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