Financial Confusion

Financial Confusion   By William Jed Mayfield Retirement Income Specialist Mayfield Financial & Estate Protection Services, Inc. The Best Practices Used to Create Sustainable Streams of Retirement Income __________________________________________________________________   Whatever else is true or false about the stock market and the economy in 2017, so many broadly unexpected and surprising elements have happened in the past few months and there has been so much so-called “fake news” centered on the economy that investment arithmetic has been distorted to suggest that a massive stock market rally is at our doorstep. According to several noted economists and distinguished investors, stocks are read more 

Calm Before The Storm

Calm Before The Storm   By William Jed Mayfield Retirement Income Specialist Mayfield Financial & Estate Protection Services, Inc. The Best Practices Used to Create Sustainable Streams of Retirement Income __________________________________________________________________   The calm before the storm. While that phrase originated in regard to weather, it can also perfectly describe the financial markets. If you think about it, recessions and financial crises tend to occur after we see periods of low volatility. It makes sense; during an economic recovery the economy picks up and business cycles expand as normal. After a while that leads investors to take more risks and read more 

Returns Risk in Retirement

Returns Risk in Retirement By William Jed Mayfield Retirement Income Specialist Mayfield Financial & Estate Protection Services, Inc. The Best Practices Used to Create Sustainable Streams of Retirement Income   __________________________________________________________________     In theory, the buy and hold approach is the surest way to make your retirement dreams come true. The market goes up over time—always has, always will—but, of course, it’s not really that simple, because what happens in between kills your income machine. If you get a bad sequence of returns risk and are losing money just before retiring, just after retirement, or during retirement in a read more 

The Almighty Income Check

The Almighty Income Check By William Jed Mayfield Retirement Income Specialist Mayfield Financial & Estate Protection Services, Inc. The Best Practices Used to Create Sustainable Streams of Retirement Income __________________________________________________________________   In our working years, we work for income and savings. It’s all about income and the security it brings—the almighty paycheck. In our retirement years, we want our savings to go to work for us and create the income to continue the security in retirement; that’s the almighty income check. It’s important to realize the difference between our working years and our retirement years. In our retirement years, it’s read more 

Income Solutions 2017

Income Solutions 2017 By William Jed Mayfield Retirement Income Specialist Mayfield Financial & Estate Protection Services, Inc. The Best Practices Used to Create Sustainable Streams of Retirement Income __________________________________________________________________   Do you want the best retirement income solutions in 2017? Do you want to find the right answers for creating a secure retirement, never fearing market volatility again with that part of your portfolio that is necessary for sustaining your essential needs? You see, market stability is just an illusion. The truth is the market is always volatile; there’s just periods of time when it’s more volatile than others. If read more 

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