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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
To Catch a Thief
Having your identity stolen may result in financial loss plus the cost of trying to restore your good name.
Tax Rules When Selling Your Home
The tax rules governing profits you realize from the sale of your home have changed in recent years.
The Fed and How It Got That Way
Here is a quick history of the Federal Reserve and an overview of what it does.
Workers 50+ may make contributions to their qualified retirement plans above the limits imposed on younger workers.
Here are some simple and inexpensive energy-saving tips that may help you save money.
Bonds may outperform stocks one year only to have stocks rebound the next.
Marriage changes everything, including your insurance needs.
Few contemplate the complex journey that brought their coffee from farm to kitchen table.
Second marriages are a trigger event to revisit any existing estate strategies.
Use this calculator to estimate your net worth by adding up your assets and subtracting your liabilities.
With a few simple inputs you can estimate how much of a mortgage you may be able to obtain.
This calculator may help you estimate how long funds may last given regular withdrawals.
Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.
Determine your potential long-term care needs and how long your current assets might last.
Estimate the potential impact taxes and inflation can have on the purchasing power of an investment.
A presentation about managing money: using it, saving it, and even getting credit.
There are some smart strategies that may help you pursue your investment objectives
How federal estate taxes work, plus estate management documents and tactics.
Investment tools and strategies that can enable you to pursue your retirement goals.
The chances of needing long-term care, its cost, and strategies for covering that cost.
Principles that can help create a portfolio designed to pursue investment goals.
If your family relies on your income, it’s critical to know what their needs would be in the event of your death.
Do you know these three personal finance sayings?
Around the country, attitudes about retirement are shifting.
Coaches have helped you your whole life, in ways big and small. We’d like to be one of them.
It's easy to let investments accumulate like old receipts in a junk drawer.
Explaining the SECURE Act and how the changes affect your retirement strategy.