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Essentials of Retirement Planning by Eric Robbins

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Preface

I am an Eagle Scout. Why is that important? Well, the Boy Scout motto is Be Prepared. And, when it comes to retirement, the sad reality is that most people are not. Most people live their lives spending most of what they earn and sometimes more than that. The state of retirement in America for the majority of people is not what Hollywood portrays in movies, and this worries me greatly.

How do we work toward a solution? Only through education, discipline, and a strategic rewrite of the status quo can we hope to reshape our own futures and the futures of those that we, as financial professionals, help. I have worked in private wealth management since 1998, and much of that time has been spent helping those who did plan well. Individuals ...

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