The Power of Our Planning is Safety

The Power of Our Planning is Safety By William Jed Mayfield Retirement Income Specialist Mayfield Financial & Estate Protection Services, Inc. The Best Practices Used to Create Sustainable Streams of Retirement Income __________________________________________________________________   Guarantees or a future guess—which would you choose? With the S&P 500 Index, the Dow Jones Industrial Average, and the NASDAQ Composite Index trading around record highs as government paper has been hitting record-low yields, it is a dichotomy in the market that has many on edge with the future’s Central Bank’s monetary management. I call it the financial squeeze shoot. But my clients aren’t worried read more 

No Financial Bias

No Financial Bias By William Jed Mayfield Retirement Income Specialist Mayfield Financial & Estate Protection Services, Inc. The Best Practices Used to Create Sustainable Streams of Retirement Income __________________________________________________________________   Legit or counterfeit? Rather than ponder the future direction of the markets, which is typically a fruitless exercise anyway, let’s get straight to the point. For the fixed-income guarantee investor, wishing to maintain control of their principal with some upside potential, but most importantly no downside risk, we have the best planning available today. Helping my clients plan a successful retirement isn’t only a matter of understanding the obvious steps read more 

A True Income Solution Guaranteed

A True Income Solution Guaranteed By William Jed Mayfield Retirement Income Specialist Mayfield Financial & Estate Protection Services, Inc. The Best Practices Used to Create Sustainable Streams of Retirement Income __________________________________________________________________   There’s no longer a simple rule for spending your assets in retirement. Most new retirees face the same conundrum—how to best spend down assets. One rule of thumb is to spend only portfolio interest and dividends. The other popular strategy is to withdraw four percent of the initial retirement balance and adjust the dollar amount annually to keep up with inflation. But when considering a retiree is spending read more 

A Financial Retirement Income Foundation That Is a Formula for 100% Confidence

A Financial Retirement Income Foundation That Is a Formula for 100% Confidence By William Jed Mayfield Retirement Income Specialist Mayfield Financial & Estate Protection Services, Inc. The Best Practices Used to Create Sustainable Streams of Retirement Income                                                                                                                             __________________   As many of my radio listeners take the opportunity to come into my office to chat with me, one thing I have found that’s universal: most are not aware of how much risk they are actually bearing in their retirement portfolio planning. Their ability to take risk is entirely different from how most of them feel about risk. Let me read more 

Income is King

Income is King 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 old saying “cash is king” will not be true for Baby Boomers in our retirement years. The new slogan will be “income is king.” Safe, secure, guaranteed income will be the goal of most boomers; for them to discover the available retirement fund options should be at the forefront always. Defining your risk tolerance and your retirement objectives, your true retirement objectives, is essential to a solid retirement plan. read more 

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