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Crash Proof Retirement®’s Improved Consumer Protection Policies

Crash Proof Retirement®’s Improved Consumer Protection Policies

Crash Proof Retirement® has always been focused on protecting consumers since our inception. Back then, we accomplished that mission by warning consumers about the risks, fees, and unethical practices of the Wall Street securities industry and by educating them about s...

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Fitch Downgrades U.S. Credit Rating: How Could it Affect Your Retirement Plans?

On August 2nd, 2023, credit ratings agency Fitch downgraded the United States from a AAA – their highest rating – to AA+. This move comes after months of talk that began back in January of t...

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Guaranteed Income vs. Stock Market Gains: Which is Better for Your Retirement?

Guaranteed Income vs. Stock Market Gains: Which is Better for Your Retirement?

You have probably heard the old adage, “A bird in hand is worth two in the bush.” This bit of folksy wisdom applies to a range of situations, including retirement planning. It means that, if you already have something in your possession, it’s better to hang on to it t...

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The Yield Curve's Alarming Twist - Is a Recession Looming?

The Yield Curve’s Alarming Twist – Is a Recession Looming?

Economists use a range of metrics and data to determine the overall health of the economy. Some data sets, like Treasury bond yields, even have an uncanny ability to predict a recession. While stock market performance, inflation data, and interest rates can all be use...

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Top Secret Series: Before You Start Collecting Social Security, Watch This!

Whether you're close to retirement or just starting your career, understanding the nuances of Social Security can make a big difference in your financial future. In this Top Secret Series, Phil Cannella explains how you can optimize your Social Security in order to ge...

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Federal Reserve Pauses Interest Rate Hikes – For Now

Federal Reserve Pauses Interest Rate Hikes – For Now

When the Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) met on June 14th, 2023, they made a move that has proven to be somewhat unusual in the post-COVID-19 era – they decided not to...

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Dispelling The Myths About Annuities and The Crash Proof Retirement®® System

Dispelling The Myths About Annuities and The Crash Proof Retirement® System

The National Association for Fixed Annuities designated June as National Annuity Awareness Month in 2010 as part of their goal to educate consumers about the value of annuities as a retirement planning vehicle. We have been utilizing annuities that we call Crash Proof® investment accounts to make up...

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Crash Proof Retirement® to Screen The Baby Boomer Dilemma

Crash Proof Retirement® to Screen “The Baby Boomer Dilemma”

Crash Proof Retirement® has been hosting educational events for retirees around the country for years. The ultimate goal of these events has always been to educate consumers about the dangers of securities-based investments and show retirees that there is a safer way t...

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Congress Averts a Debt Ceiling Crisis But Your Retirement Future Remains Uncertain

Congress Averts a Debt Ceiling Crisis But Your Retirement Future Remains Uncertain

After months of negotiations, Congress finally came to an agreement that will raise the United States borrowing limit and fully fund the government through January 2025. Although markets reacted positively when President Joe Biden signed the final agreement on June 3,...

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Top Secret Series: The Rule of 100

As you move into your retirement years, it's a good idea to reduce the amount of risk that's in your portfolio. In this Top Secret Series, Phil Cannella explains how the Rule of 100 can help you assess how much of your assets should be in the risk class of investments...

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