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Repurposed: The Untold Story of Retirement in America
How would you react if you discovered you could retire years earlier than you had planned?
For most of us, that sounds like a pipe dream, but author and retirement planner Ben Taatjes had a client who could make it reality. The man entered his office with a few working years ahead of him and left with a two-week notice on his lips, but retirement didn’t deliver on the promises either of them believed it would.
In Repurposed: The Untold Story of Retirement in America, Taatjes pulls back the curtain on the reality that lies just over the crest of age sixty-five. Inside, Taatjes expertly untangles the web of misinformation and unmet expectations to shed light on the path to making retirement the most fulfilling years of your life by living a life “Repurposed”.Learn more
Endorsed Local Provider (ELP)
Taatjes Financial Group has been endorsed by Dave Ramsey since 2007. We consider Dave's principles on being debt-free, budgeting and saving essential to both personal finance and retirement. As Dave Ramsey's ONLY Endorsed Local Provider in the Willmar Area, Dave requires that Ben have the "heart of a teacher." We commit to educating our clients so they understand the decisions they are making.Learn more
What the New Tax Bill Means for You
What does the Tax Reform and Jobs Act mean for you?
Good Health is Good Business
Good employee health can be great for the company’s bottom line.
Do You Owe The AMT?
If you want to avoid potential surprises at tax time, it may make sense to know where you stand when it comes to the AMT.
You can plan ahead to protect yourself and your family against the financial consequences of deteriorating health.
Loss of income from disability has the potential to cause financial hardship. Disability insurance can help.
Creating an inventory of your possessions can save you time, money and aggravation in the event you someday suffer losses.
Planning for a special-needs child can be complicated, confusing, and even overwhelming.
Estate management can help ensure that your assets are transferred according to your wishes while managing tax issues.
Emotional biases can adversely impact financial decision making. Here’s a few to be mindful of.
This calculator demonstrates the power of compound interest.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
Estimate how many months it may take to recover the out-of-pocket costs when buying a more efficient vehicle.
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
Estimate the maximum contribution amount for a Self-Employed 401(k), SIMPLE IRA, or SEP.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
You’ve made investments your whole life. Work with us to help make the most of them.
Ever lost your wallet? Frustrating. Here’s what you can do to keep yourself safe.
If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”