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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
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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 to Appeal Your Property Taxes
For homeowners who think their property taxes are too high, there are ways to appeal.
Year-End Charitable Gifting and You
This article may help you maximize the benefits of your donation for your chosen charity.
Managing the Risk of Outliving Your Money
Steps to help you sustain and grow your retirement savings.
A look at how variable rates of return impact investors over time.
The wise use of credit is a critical skill. These 10 questions will help you assess your skill level.
1035 exchanges provide a way to trade-in an annuity contract or life insurance policy without triggering a tax liability.
Read this overview to learn how financial advisors are compensated.
Here are 5 reason why you may consider working through retirement.
There are ways to improve your physical fitness without denting your fiscal fitness.
Use this calculator to assess the potential benefits of a home mortgage deduction.
This calculator shows how inflation over the years has impacted purchasing power.
Estimate how many years you may need retirement assets or how long to provide income to a surviving spouse or children.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you may need to save for retirement.
Enter various payment options and determine how long it may take to pay off a credit card.
This calculator can help you estimate how much you should be saving for college.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
Using smart management to get more of what you want and free up assets to invest.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
A number of questions and concerns need to be addressed to help you better prepare for retirement living.
In good times and bad, consistently saving a percentage of your income is a sound financial practice.
Have you found yourself suddenly single? Here are 3 steps to take right now.
From the Dutch East India Company to Wall Street, the stock market has a long and storied history.
A special needs trust helps care for a special needs child when you’re gone.
What if instead of buying that vacation home, you invested the money?
Agent Jane Bond is on the case, uncovering the mystery of bond laddering.