The Retirement Challenge--Sink or Swim: A Complete, Do-It-Yourself Toolkit to Navigate Your Financial Future by Frank Armstrong, Jason R. Doss |, NOOK Book (eBook) | Barnes & Noble
The Retirement Challenge: Will You Sink or Swim?: A Complete, Do-It-Yourself Toolkit to Navigate Your Financial Future

The Retirement Challenge: Will You Sink or Swim?: A Complete, Do-It-Yourself Toolkit to Navigate Your Financial Future

by Frank Armstrong III, Jason R. Doss
     
 

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“Imagine that you board an airliner and are told that you will be piloting the plane. Such is the plight of tens of millions of Americans, on whom have been foisted a jumble of 401(k), 403(b), and 457 defined contribution plans, and are as well qualified to manage their retirement portfolios as they are to pilot a jet from Los Angeles to Boston. Since things

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“Imagine that you board an airliner and are told that you will be piloting the plane. Such is the plight of tens of millions of Americans, on whom have been foisted a jumble of 401(k), 403(b), and 457 defined contribution plans, and are as well qualified to manage their retirement portfolios as they are to pilot a jet from Los Angeles to Boston. Since things aren’t changing any time soon, you may very well need flying lessons, and pronto. Frank Armstrong’s The Retirement Challenge: Will You Sink or Swim? is just the ground school you need.”

—William Bernstein, author of A Splendid Exchange: How Trade Shaped the World and The Four Pillars of Investing: Lessons for Building a Winning Portfolio

 

“Armstrong and Doss have written a simple and understandable guide through the maze that is our financial world. If your goal is to outperform the vast majority of investors on the road to retirement, The Retirement Challenge: Will You Sink or Swim? paves the way.”

—TAYLOR LARIMORE, coauthor of The Bogleheads’ Guide to Investing

 

“This is a great handbook for those planning for retirement. Armstrong and Doss not only tell you the right way to build a plan, they also show you how to avoid purchasing products from the wolves of Wall Street that lead investors to be sheared like sheep.”

—LARRY SWEDROE, author of The Only Guide to Alternative Investments You’ll Ever Needand Wise Investing Made Simple

“In today’s investment markets, this is an invaluable book. If you care about the quality of the rest of your life, you owe it to yourself and your family to read The Retirement Challenge: Will You Sink or Swim?

—HAROLD EVENSKY, CFP®, AIF®, President, Evensky & Katz

 

In 48 quick, practical lessons, Armstrong shows how to assess what you have and what you’ll need to build a simple, reliable retirement plan. Better yet, the book’s easy online calculators do all the math for you. Investing for retirement has never been so sensible and simple! Includes free access to comprehensive Web-based tools and resources at www.Sink-Swim.com:

  • More than 75 easy-to-use online calculators and budget spreadsheets to help you get on track and stay on track
  • Sample asset allocation plans you can adjust for any stage of your career and any portfolio
  • Up-to-the-minute updates on pension law, regulation, enforcement, and estate planning
  • Free Sink or Swim Newsletter, and much more

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780137005031
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
01/12/2009
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
288
File size:
889 KB

Meet the Author

Frank Armstrong, III, CLU, CFP, AIF, is the founder and principal of Investor Solutions, Inc., a fee-only registered investment advisor. He has more than 30 years’ experience in the securities and financial services industry. His bestselling book The Informed Investor was cited by BusinessWeek as one of the best investment books of the year. Frank has twice been named by Barron’s as one of the top 100 independent financial advisors. He was a featured columnist on Morningstar.com for a number of years and is a frequent contributor to AccountsWorld.com and FundsInteractive.com. He has appeared on “CNN Headline News,” “Your Money with Stewart Varney,” “PBS Morning Business Report,” CNBC, “Money Life with Chuck Jaffee,” and public radio stations around the country. Frank is widely quoted in the media, his articles appear in major financial magazines and Web sites, and he lectures nationwide on principles of investment management.

 

Jason R. Doss is an attorney with the Atlanta-based law firm, The Doss Firm, LLC. He represents consumers against the financial services industry in securities arbitrations and consumer class action litigation. Jason has a proven track record of fighting for consumers’ rights and for taking major corporations to task. Over the last few years, he has initiated some of the largest consumer class action cases in the country. Since 2001, Jason has been an active member of the Public Investors Arbitration Bar Association (PIABA), a national organization devoted to representing investors in securities arbitration.

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