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FR3 | Retirement Planning - Audiobook / Books on Tape - Free Download Part 2

April 6th, 2008 by Your Financial Resource

 
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This is the continuation of our FREE Audiobooks / Books on Tape downloads on the book Retirement Planning. We know our listener’s time is valuable and many of you have busy schedules. Therefore we have endeavoured to put this book on a series of podcasts or a FREE audiobook / book on tape so that you play it now by clicking the play button above this post (turn up your speakers) or download them to your iTunes and iPod to listen while running or working out later. To subscribe to the podcast and download into iTunes, click here.

In this Podcast, the following topics are covered:

A.  What will it cost to be retired in the future?

At a minimum, you want to:  Decide on the annual income you desire in today’s dollars; Pick a retirement date; Determine your lifetime average inflation rate; Determine the average rate of return you expect on your investments before and after retirement; Determine the current market value of all your investments to include regular accounts, IRAs, and company tax-deferred savings plans like 401(k) plans; Obtain an estimate of any company-provided pension benefit; Obtain an estimate of future Social Security benefits; and Armed with this data, you can determine the annual savings required for you to enjoy the good life. 

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FR2 | Retirement Planning - Audiobook / Books on Tape - Free Download Part 1

March 24th, 2008 by Your Financial Resource

 
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This is the first of many FREE Audiobooks / Books on Tape downloads on the book Retirement Planning. We know our listener’s time is valuable and many of you have busy schedules. Therefore we have endeavoured to put this book on a series of podcasts or a FREE audiobook / book on tape so that you play it now by clicking the play button above this post (turn up your speakers) or download them to your iTunes and iPod to listen while running or working out later. To subscribe to the podcast and download into iTunes, click here.

In this Podcast, the following topics are covered:

Introduction: When is the right time to start planning for retirement? In your 20’s, 30’s or 50’s? How about early retirement? Isn’t that what we all want.

Should you retire: Is it too late to plan for retirement? Can you still work during retirement? Is Social Security and Medicare enough to cover all your expenses and still live comfortably? These and many basic questions regarding retirement are addressed.
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Retirement Planning: The Ultimate Guide with Tips & Tools for Your Rich Future

March 13th, 2008 by Your Financial Resource

So you have a job and you make money. Is it enough to cover all your expenses? Is it enough to put aside some money towards your retirement? What about those credit card debts, home mortgages, and travel expenses coming up? What about starting a family, paying for your children’s education? Have you already started planning for retirement? What steps have you taken?  Perhaps you have consulted with retirement planning services and professionals or found some online sources for financial planning software and retirement planning tools.

Ok, so we have raised a number of questions and hopefully sparked some ideas and thoughts in your mind. Our last podcast introduced the topic of financial freedom and how the resources learned from our community can be shared with our listeners. The ultimate goal being that we can use this information to achieve financial success in our lives. Read the rest of this entry »

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