For generations, Americans have relied on Social Security and pensions for their retirement income. As a result, many have waited until their late 50s -- or even their early 60s -- to truly prepare for retirement. But that picture of retirement is changing. Pensions are disappearing and the future of Social Security is in doubt. Meanwhile, market turbulence is eroding a portion of Americans' savings. And although the market is recovering, the ongoing volatility has stirred some deep-seated fears for many Americans. As a result, Americans are increasingly becoming aware at an earlier age. Retirement strategies are changing. Are yours?
Life is a journey. Planning now saves you time, energy and most of all, money when it’s time to retire. Planning for retirement today is different than it used to be. Americans are living longer while Social Security, pensions, and personal investments are becoming less reliable. It's important to take more control of your financial future – and the sooner you start, the better.
Concerned about your future? You're not alone. If you are concerned about your financial future, it's not surprising. The fact is, in a recent study ('The Allianz Reclaiming of the Future Study' (2010) of baby boomers' attitudes toward retirement, 61% said they fear outliving their retirement assets more than they fear death. To see how you can take steps to move forward, simply contact us today.
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1 in 5 women is a Woman of Influence. Is that YOU? In the wake of the 2008 financial crisis, a recent study conducted by Larson Research & Strategy identified a new type of woman -- the Woman of Influence. She is more empowered, informed, and active with respect to finances. She's more focused on learning about financial matters and making the most of her financial future. Are you this type of financially empowered woman? Would you like to be? Would you like to help a friend or family member become more capable and confident in financial matters? You can start here.
Your legacy is not just about a bank account or a few stock certificates. It encompasses all the experiences that your family holds dear. A true legacy is a combination of emotional and financial elements, placing the family photo albums right alongside the family fortune. Many Baby Boomers place even more importance on preserving memories of their parents than on receiving a financial inheritance. Starting a meaningful discussion about your family legacy can be difficult -- but we can help. Contact us today to discuss a plan of passing values, assets, and wealth between generations.
Designed for the individual investor looking ahead to retirement, Seven Steps to Financial Freedom in Retirement offers unfettered access to financial consultant Hank Parrott's 20+ years of professional experience.
Let Estate & Financial Strategies, Inc. help you to maximize your retirement income and minimize your risk, while also helping you to reduce taxes. We specialize in asset protection and preservation which we believe to be at least as important as getting the best return on your money. Most of our clients are retired or near retirement, therefore our first priority is to assure you have a safe, secure and prosperous retirement. With over 20 years in the financial services industry, Hank Parrott is a seasoned financial planning veteran who has dedicated his career to helping retirees safely preserve, protect and proliferate their assets. In his role as President of Estate & Financial Strategies, Inc. (EFS), Hank employs only the most proven methods coupled with the most innovative strategies guaranteed to help retirees protect and grow their estate and, in doing so, safeguard their and their family’s – financial future.