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Jeff Voudrie’s Weekly Stock Market Commentary – Jan. 20, 2015

Jeff Voudrie’s Weekly Stock Market Commentary – Jan. 20, 2015

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Jeff’s Weekly Stock Market Commentary: Global Market Risk Is Increasing

There have been several events that have occurred in the last days and weeks that, in my opinion, signify that the inherent market risk around the globe is increasing. When a risk manager uses the term ‘risk’, what he or she is really talking about is uncertainty.

 

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Your Retirement Income Strategy . . . Simple, Secret, Safe and Secure Income

Your Retirement Income Strategy . . . Simple, Secret, Safe and Secure Income

Your Retirement Income Strategy – A Good Option

This is the simplest strategy and doesn’t require any special retirement income investing knowledge.

The risks are easy to see. This option is to rely on ultra-safe investments like CD’s or government guaranteed bonds. There are even inflation protected treasury securities. Frankly, I think you are better off using CDs than buying one of those annuities we’ve been talking about.  They don’t fluctuate based on the market, what you see is what you get—there’s no hidden surprises.

Better yet, you don’t risk losing any principal like you do in an annuity. The most you can lose with a CD is some of the interest you’ve earned (assuming you are under the $250,000 per bank limit).

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