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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
How Income Taxes Work
A quick look at how federal income taxes work.
Tax Deductions You Won't Believe
Here are some examples of deductions from the IRS that were permitted and some that were, uh, too creative.
Tips for Finding Care for Your Disabled Child
The care of special-needs children continues into their adult years, and may survive the passing of their parents.
Have you ever wondered how your credit score compares to the rest of the country? Take a look and see.
Diversification is an investment principle designed to manage risk, but it can't prevent against a loss.
Sound estate management includes creating financial and healthcare documents. Here's an inside look.
Annuities are versatile tools that can help you save for retirement and generate income in retirement.
Understanding the economy's cycles can help put current business conditions in better perspective.
The wise use of credit is a critical skill. These 10 questions will help you assess your skill level.
This calculator helps determine your pre-tax and after-tax dividend yield on a particular stock.
This calculator estimates your chances of becoming disabled and your potential need for disability insurance.
Estimate how much you have the potential to earn during your working years.
Use this calculator to better see the potential impact of compound interest on an asset.
Use this calculator to compare the future value of investments with different tax consequences.
This calculator estimates how much life insurance you would need to meet your family's needs if you were to die prematurely.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
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.
The importance of life insurance, how it works, and how much coverage you need.
Understanding the cycle of investing may help you avoid easy pitfalls.
Can successful investors predict changes in the markets? Some can but others miss the market’s signals.
Why are 401(k) plans, annuities, and IRAs so popular?
Though we don’t like to think about it, all of us will make an exit sometime. Are you prepared?
There’s an alarming difference between perception and reality for current and future retirees.
Selecting a mortgage isn't an easy process. Get a better understanding of how professionals make the right decisions.