Financial Freedom Roadmap

By Brooklynn Chandler-Willy | May 13, 2019

If you have listened to my radio show, attended one of my live events, checked out my website, you see that we often talk about having your TFA Financial Freedom Roadmap. The question is, what is actually in that roadmap? Watch the video below to dive into what it consists of.

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401K Alternatives

By Brooklynn Chandler-Willy | May 8, 2019

So you don’t like your 401k?  ​​They can be great to force you to save, but they can he horrible at controling your investment vehicle. Take a look at this short video below on some ideas on how to think outside the box when it comes to investing outside of your 401(k)

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Wealth and the Trump Effect

By Brooklynn Chandler-Willy | August 7, 2018

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was meant to kickstart the economy with growth not seen in a decade. Six months in, the results are a bit lackluster. Business investment has increased only slightly throughout the last year (excluding oil and gas, which are highly volatile).1 This begs the question — how much impact do…

Building Blocks for a Rock-Solid Retirement

By Brooklynn Chandler-Willy | August 6, 2018

We’ve all heard that we need to save for retirement. But the end goal seems more elusive today than ever. Is there a way to save that will actually have a larger positive impact on the retirement bottom line? Are there certain financial building blocks that, when put in place now, will help create a…

3 Risks That Every Investor Should Know

By Brooklynn Chandler-Willy | August 1, 2018

People always talk about “risk” in investing articles, but rarely explain what they mean by it. What sorts of risks should I be concerned about when investing and planning for retirement and what can I do about them? In the video below I explain 3 risks that investors should be aware of. Ready to discuss?…

Investing for Growth and Income: Why you need both, and how to get them

By Brooklynn Chandler-Willy | July 30, 2018

Saving for retirement is one thing. But figuring how or where to invest that money can be quite another. Do you invest for growth or for income? That is, generally speaking, do you invest in stocks or bonds? For most people, historically the answer has come down to where they are relative to retirement: If…

Retirement Investing & Roth Conversions

By Brooklynn Chandler-Willy | June 27, 2018

Retirement planning looks much different than it did a century ago. With lifespans and retirements lasting longer, it’s not just about planning for a financial future; we must also create a post-career strategy that takes into account emotional, intellectual and quality of life challenges during later years. After all, we don’t just stop enjoying life…

What Higher Interest Rates Could Mean for You

By Brooklynn Chandler-Willy | June 26, 2018

Unemployment is at its lowest level in years.1 Many Americans are seeing a bump in their paychecks due to the new tax law, and the stock market is remaining resilient in the bullish market. What could go wrong? Inflation, for one, which is why the Federal Reserve has been raising interest rates. As part of its…

9 Personalities of the Affluent

By Brooklynn Chandler-Willy | May 16, 2018

CLICK HERE TO TAKE YOUR QUIZ What’s your “money personality”? If you are not sure, we have a little quiz you can take by clicking the link above. Once you complete your quiz, you’ll receive an email with your answers and money personality. Let’s dive into some psychobabble today. Did you know that there is…

10 Ways To Make Your Money Work

By Brooklynn Chandler-Willy | May 14, 2018

There are always those gnawing questions: What could I be doing to get my money to work harder for me? How to get more out of my retirement assets? As hard as people work for their money, they deserve ways to get their money to work harder for them, especially with retirement approaching or already…

Inflation: Expectations for 2018

By Brooklynn Chandler-Willy | May 7, 2018

It seems as if inflation has been biding its time. Since the financial crisis a decade ago, growth in prices and wages has been muted.1 However, many financial analysts believe that’s about to change. A jobs report from early March revealed continued hiring and a moderate increase in wages. The stock markets welcomed the news, responding…

Four Big Life Insurance Questions to Ask BEFORE You Retire

By Brooklynn Chandler-Willy | April 30, 2018

Life insurance is one of the most valuable and versatile assets a pre-retiree or retiree can have. Yet not only do people tend to question whether buying life insurance is a worthwhile expenditure, they’re also intimidated when it comes to purchasing it. Yesterday’s show helps listeners understand why they should consider life insurance, how life…