Slash Your Retirement Risk: How to Make Your Money Last with a Simple, Safe, and Secure Investment Plan

Slash Your Retirement Risk: How to Make Your Money Last with a Simple, Safe, and Secure Investment Plan

by Chris Cook

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781632650887
Publisher: Red Wheel/Weiser
Publication date: 09/18/2017
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 585,306
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author


Investment manager and entrepreneur Chris Cook is a strong proponent of improving investing outcomes by applying scientific fundamentals. He is president and founder of Beacon Capital Management, Inc., a leading consultant and asset manager based in Dayton, Ohio, that serves financial advisors and institutional investors nationwide. Wealth & Finance International called Beacon one of the most innovative advisory firms in the country; Beacon was also named Financial Times Top Registered Investment Advisor for 2016. With his unique investment philosophy that focuses on calculated solutions and preemptive, tactical risk management, Cook is a go-to media expert on investing and financial topics for both consumer and industry. As an in-demand speaker, he also regularly shares his scientific approach to investing with audiences across the country.

Table of Contents

Introduction 9

Part 1 Why Traditional Investment Strategies No Longer Work

1 The Failures of Traditional Investment Strategies 15

2 In Pursuit of Reliable Income: The "New ROI" 31

3 Fallacies, Fantasies, and Biases in Today's Investment World 41

4 Maintain Discipline: Get the Emotion Out and Watch Your Portfolio Grow 59

5 Your Portfolio: The Right Mix of Equities and Bonds 75

Part 2 Equities: What to Do Now-The "New ROI" Strategy

6 The Power of Losses 87

7 Minimizing Risk and Cutting Your Losses: Your Personal Built-in Stop-Loss Plan 105

8 Real Diversification for Today's Real World: Sectors and Choices 121

Part 3 What Works for You

9 There's No Such Thing as "Fee-Free" Investing: How to Keep Fees Low 141

10 Your Options: Find an Advisor or DIY? 159

11 Making the "New ROI" Strategy Work for You, Step by Step 175

Glossary 193

Notes 197

Index 203

About the Author 207

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