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To develop a financial plan for your future, it's important for your insurance producer to see a complete, 360 degree view of your financial picture, including how your retirement assets are integrated and work with one another. If necessary, we can refer you to tax professionals or attorneys in our network to advise you on specific aspects of your financial plan.

To comply with IRS Regulations, we are informing you of the following: Any discussion or advice regarding tax issues contained in this presentation was not intended or written to be used, and cannot be used, to avoid taxpayer penalties. Anyone reading this presentation or contemplating a transaction discussed in this material should seek advice based on your particular circumstances from an independent tax advisor.

Information is not intended to provide specific legal or tax advice. You are encouraged to consult your tax or legal professional for guidance on your individual situation.

We offer or can refer you to professionals providing the following services:
  • Retirement Planning
  • Wealth Accumulation
  • Asset Protection
  • IRA Legacy Planning
  • Life Insurance
  • Income Planning
  • IRA & 401(k) Rollovers

Retirement Planning

Retirement income plans are not just for the wealthy. As you near retirement, the traditional strategy has been to move growth-seeking products to more conservative fixed-income products. This may have worked fine back when retirement was only expected to last five to ten years.

These days, however, people are living longer. It’s not unusual for someone retiring at age 65 to live to age 90 or longer. Consider that you may need to plan for your nest egg to last potentially 25 to 30 years.

Wealth Accumulation

You may be able to use time to your advantage when investing for wealth accumulation.

The longer you invest, the more potential your money has to compound interest. If your portfolio has not fully recovered from losses in recent years, you may wish to consider a more aggressive allocation to make up for lost ground and get back on track to accumulating wealth.

However, with fluctuations in the stock market, it is important to remember that more conservative retirement strategies typically have only a portion of the assets invested in the stock market. Allocations can be set aside for more conservative investments and/or secured* income contracts such as annuities. Annuities are long-term vehicles designed to generate supplemental income during retirement. They have minimum guarantees backed by the strength and claims-paying ability of the issuing insurance company. After all, the last thing you want to do is lose more ground during the next market correction.

Once we understand your financial situation, risk tolerance and investment objectives, we can help you decide which types of products may work best within your overall financial strategy.

*Annuity guarantees are backed by the financial strength and claims-paying ability of the issuing carrier.

Your investment advisor is not permitted to offer, and no statement contained herein shall constitute tax or legal advice. You should consult a legal or tax professional on any such matters.

Asset Protection

In recent years, we’ve seen that aggressive and conservative products, both domestic and global, can move in tandem with one another. In other words, we have experienced market scenarios in which there is very little safety anywhere—even for diversified portfolios.

Twenty-first century asset protection calls for more than just strategic asset allocation. Product allocation—buying instruments that may protect your portfolio from negative returns early in retirement—is generally considered a more effective means of protecting assets.

Diversifying your retirement assets among a variety of vehicles—both insurance and investment oriented, depending on what is appropriate for your situation—may offer you the best chance of meeting your retirement income goals throughout your lifespan.

IRA Legacy Planning

IRA accounts have become one of the largest types of assets inherited by beneficiaries. If you don’t anticipate needing your IRA money in retirement, you may wish to consider a legacy planning strategy to reduce taxes and increase the payout your beneficiaries will inherit upon your death.

A properly structured IRA may provide your beneficiary(ies) a regular stream of income while leaving the balance of IRA assets invested for tax-deferred growth. The result may yield substantially more money paid out over the course of your beneficiary’s lifetime. We can help you evaluate your financial scenario to determine if IRA legacy planning may be the best means for ensuring a long-lasting inheritance for your heirs.

Life Insurance

Life insurance isn't for those who have died—it's for those who are left behind. When shopping for life insurance, consider needs such as replacing income so your family can maintain its standard of living, as well as paying for your funeral and estate costs. As a rule of thumb, you should seek coverage between five and seven times your gross annual income. As far as the various types of policies go, they can generally be placed into one of two categories: Term and Permanent.

Term insurance generally provides coverage for a specified period of time, and pays out a specified amount of coverage to your beneficiary only if you die within that time period. You pay the same amount of premium from the first day of the policy until the term ends. Permanent insurance, on the other hand, does not need to be renewed. A permanent insurance policy will stay permanently in effect for the rest of your life so long as premiums continue to be paid.

Income Planning

Thanks to new prescription drugs and medical technology, people are living longer than ever before. However, one drawback to a longer life is the greater possibility of outliving your savings – creating all the more reason to develop a retirement income plan designed to last a longer lifetime.

A significant investment loss in the years just prior to and/or just after you retire can have a devastating impact on the level of income you receive over the course of your life. In fact, the earlier a loss occurs, the greater the chance of depleting your retirement savings.

We can help you design an income plan incorporating insurance and investment vehicles to create opportunities for long-term growth as well as guarantee income throughout your retirement.

INSURANCE: Insurance and Annuity product guarantees are subject to the claims-paying ability of the issuing company, and are not offered through Global Financial Private Capital.

EXTENDED INSURANCE: Any comments regarding safe and secure investments, and guaranteed income streams refer only to fixed insurance products. They do not refer, in any way to securities or investment advisory products. Fixed Insurance and Annuity product guarantees are subject to the claims‐paying ability of the issuing company and are not offered by Global Financial Private Capital.

IRA & 401(k) Rollovers

When you change jobs or retire, there are four things you can do with the money in your employer-sponsored retirement plan:

Rolling over from one qualified plan to another qualified plan allows your money to continue growing tax deferred until you receive distributions in retirement. We can help you determine if a rollover is the right move for you, and the best vehicle to help conserve and grow your rollover assets.

We invite you to come into our office

To schedule a time to discuss your retirement future, contact us at chris@fortune-financial.org or call us at 570-489-4142.


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