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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
Protecting Your Home Against Flood Loss
Protect yourself against the damage that your homeowners policy doesn’t cover.
Year-End Charitable Gifting and You
This article may help you maximize the benefits of your donation for your chosen charity.
Lots of Variables with Fixed-Rate Mortgages
When selecting a fixed-rate mortgage, a borrower has to determine how many years to finance the loan.
How much do you know about one of the most important tools you have to help protect your and your family’s financial future?
Universal life insurance is permanent insurance with a flexible premium. Here's how it works.
Is your estate in order? This short quiz may help you assess your overall strategy.
You face a risk for which the market does not compensate you, that can not be easily reduced through diversification.
Without a solid approach, health care expenses may add up quickly and potentially alter your spending.
Here's a breakdown of how the federal government spends your tax money.
This calculator will help determine whether you should invest funds or pay down debt.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
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.
Determine if you are eligible to contribute to a traditional or Roth IRA.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.
Estate conservation is too important to put off. Do you have a smart exit strategy?
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
We all know the stock market can be unpredictable. We all want to know, “What’s next for the financial markets?”
A bucket plan can help you be better prepared for a comfortable retirement.
A will may be only one of the documents you need—and one factor to consider—when it comes to managing your estate