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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
Your Emergency Fund: How Much Is Enough?
Having an emergency fund may help alleviate the stress and worry associated with a financial crisis.
What is the Value of Your Business?
Ascertaining the value of your business is important for a variety of reasons.
How Does Your Credit Score Compare?
Have you ever wondered how your credit score compares to the rest of the country? Take a look and see.
Looking forward to retirement? It's critical to understand the difference between immediate and deferred annuities.
Here’s a list of 10 questions to ask that may help you better understand the costs and benefits of long-term-care insurance.
Don’t overlook the need for renter’s insurance if you rent your home.
International funds invest in non-U.S. markets, while global funds may invest in U.S. stocks alongside non-U.S. stocks.
Don't let procrastination keep you from pursuing your financial dreams and goals.
The uncertainties we face in retirement can erode our sense of confidence.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
This calculator helps estimate your federal estate tax liability.
This questionnaire will help determine your tolerance for investment risk.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
Learn more about taxes, tax-favored investing, and tax strategies.
There are some key concepts to understand when investing for retirement
What are your options for investing in emerging markets?
What is your plan for health care during retirement?
It’s never a bad time to speak with your financial advisor about changes in your situation.
Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.
What does your home really cost?
2018 could be shaping up to be an interesting year.