Risk on Paper is Different from Reality

Risk on Paper is Different from Reality By William Jed Mayfield Retirement Income Specialist Mayfield Financial & Estate Protection Services, Inc. The Best Practices Used to Create Sustainable Streams of Retirement Income __________________________________________________________________   Today, stability is a welcome oasis in a sea of uncertainty. Investing involves placing your money at risk in the capital markets, which are subject to geopolitical and economic events as well as the collected behavior of millions of market participants. No one knows what tomorrow’s headlines will be, or how investors will react to them. Risk on paper is different from reality. Saying that you read more 

Failure to Plan

Failure to Plan By William Jed Mayfield Retirement Income Specialist Mayfield Financial & Estate Protection Services, Inc. The Best Practices Used to Create Sustainable Streams of Retirement Income __________________________________________________________________   When it comes to entering retirement, failure to plan can have devastating consequences. Most of my clients are looking to develop a plan for paying themselves in retirement. That and so much more is offered at Mayfield Financial & Estate Protection Services, Inc. By professional alliance over the past twenty years we have developed an unbeatable team of top-notch professionals right here in Tucson, all with extensive experience in their read more 

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 

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