Book Summary – The Big Retirement Risk: Running Out of Money – Written by Erin Botsford

One of Erin’s team members sent me this book yesterday so I read it. I was a bit skeptical but Erin’s real world experience going from a comfortable living to the poor house in one day hits home. How many times have you heard people say about their retirement – “I don’t even open my statements anymore because I am scared to look at them.” This book tackles that fear and more.

Why is this important to me?

I don’t want to waste your time. If you are investing your time reviewing this summary then it has to be worth it for you. According to Dr. Maslow, people have a hierarchy of needs. The most basic need is that of security. Money may not buy happiness but it does buy choices and with choices comes freedom. If you were scheduled to retire in 2008 then you saw your 401K portfolio … Read More

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