Myths, rumors, and misunderstandings are pervasive in the world of Social Security. On this show, we’ll look to clear up the top 5 misunderstandings about Social Security.
1:33 - Mailbag Question from Randall: "Places to start investing in for retirement."
5:21 - Top 5 Social Security Misunderstandings
5:42 - Misunderstanding #1: Social Security Is Going Broke
6:43 - Misunderstanding #2: You Should Start Social Security As Early As Possible
7:31 - Misunderstanding #3: You Should Start Social Security As Late As Possible
9:25 - Misunderstanding #4: The SSA Can Help You Choose The Best Strategy When You Go And See Them
11:37 - Misunderstanding #5: You Don't Pay Taxes On Social Security Benefits
14:48 - Do You See People Often Overestimating Their Risk Tolerance?
Today’s episode is simple. We’ll look at some of the most widely believed financial myths and try to bust them wide open. The scary thing is that a lot of people base their financial plans on some of these myths.
2:17 Helping clients understand how their financial jigsaw puzzle fits together
5:58 Myth 1: Shifting from stocks to bonds removes the volatility from your portfolio
7:32 Myth 2: Once you've retired, life insurance is no longer necessary
9:12 Myth 3: You will need less income when you retire than you do when you're working
10: 26 Myth 4: You will probably be in a lower tax bracket when you retire
11:43 Myth 5: Financial planning is much easier to do without professional help because of all of the technology that is now available
13:40 Email Question: Investing in oil wells