|About the Book|
Just as baby boomers started to retire, the stock market crashed (2008), and now it threatens to do so again. Workers of all generations have to wonder: Will I have enough money to retire and maintain a decent standard of living? Can I pursue myMoreJust as baby boomers started to retire, the stock market crashed (2008), and now it threatens to do so again. Workers of all generations have to wonder: Will I have enough money to retire and maintain a decent standard of living? Can I pursue my retirement dreams and new opportunities, or will I have to continue to work far into old age?Fearless Retirement Investing is a practical guide for those worried about having enough money to retire in style. Readers will realize the need for a specific, personal plana job far too important to leave to most brokers or investment advisers. By reading this book, readers can take control and regain confidence about the future. This is not just another book about investments. The authora well-known money manager and popular bloggershares specific strategies and tactics developed over more than twenty years in the business. Readers will learn, step-by-step, how to develop and implement a personalized investment strategy, how to execute the plan fearlessly when the news gets bad, how to tame the inflation beast, and how to adjust investment allocations based on market changes. Most importantly, the book highlights the many pitfalls and traps that can cause individual investors to under-perform in the market. AsFearless Retirement Investing shows, you do not need to be a trading genius to succeed. You do not need to spend more than a few hours a week to stay on top of your investments. With the insight and courage youll gain, you can avoid excessive tinkeringthe reason most investors lose money. Instead, you will be able to spend your time, now and in retirement, on whats important in your life. Readers will: Develop a personalized retirement plan Learn the simple steps to implement and maintain the plan Avoid the common traps that fool even the smartest investors What youll learn The need to plan for a prosperous retirement and how to do it. How to develop an investing strategy that fits your personal needs and attitude toward risk. How to execute the plan and stick with it, despite the noise in the market. Why you can accomplish investment success without the help of brokers and advisers. How to see warning indicators in times of unusual turmoil. To beware of sensationalist journalism in financial news. Not to let your political opinions get in the way of making money. Who this book is forEveryone worried about financial security in retirement. The principal audience is individuals nearing retirement, especially those who were almost there but suffered a setback in 2008 (and maybe 2011).