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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
You May Need to Make Estimated Tax Payments If…
Have income that isn’t subject to tax withholding? Or insufficient withholdings? You may have to pay estimated taxes.
Global vs. International: What’s The Difference?
International funds invest in non-U.S. markets, while global funds may invest in U.S. stocks alongside non-U.S. stocks.
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.
Don't let procrastination keep you from pursuing your financial dreams and goals.
A change in your mindset during retirement may drive changes to your portfolio.
Knowing how insurance deductibles work can help you save money and give you peace of mind.
This checklist can give you a quick snapshot of how prepared you are.
You taught them how to read and how to ride a bike, but have you taught your children how to manage money?
Longer, healthier living can put greater stress on retirement assets; the bucket approach may be one answer.
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
Assess how many days you'll work to pay your federal tax liability.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
This calculator compares the financial impact of leasing versus buying an automobile.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
There are a number of ways to withdraw money from a qualified retirement plan.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Would you guess that Millennials are effectively saving for retirement? Well, they are.
Do you know how long it may take for your investments to double in value? The Rule of 72 is a quick way to figure it out.
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
In the world of finance, the effects of the "confidence gap" can be especially apparent.
It’s never a bad time to speak with your financial advisor about changes in your situation.
All about how missing the best market days (or the worst!) might affect your portfolio.