5 Smart Strategies for Securing Your Retirement Savings

Posted by Chris Clothier on Wed, Jul 19, 2017

Each and every one of us wants a good retirement. Better than good! We want to be able to have more than enough to live out our golden years doing what we want to do, seeing what we want to see, and leaving a legacy for the next generation.

However, before we can even think about legacy building and how real estate investing can play a role, we have to plan for a retirement that fits our needs.  A retirement that we have envisioned, prepared for and brought made a reality!

Saving for retirement, however, isn’t like it used to be. Just a few decades ago, you could work for the same company for 40 years, retire, and live on your savings and a pension and not really worry about it. Not so anymore!  

Work culture has changed, and so have our retirement plans, our expenses, and our life expectancies. Planning for retirement takes a more active hand. So if you really want to lock down your financial future...

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Topics: Retirement planning

6 Highly Rated Retirement Planning Books to Read This Spring

Posted by Chris Clothier on Tue, Mar 15, 2016

As we head into Spring, it’s time to take make room on the bookshelf from new reading! You may have some of these on your shelves already, but there’s no doubt some new releases you’ll want to check out, too.

For this list, we’re specifically covering books on retirement planning since many real estate investors look to use their investments as a way to save up for the future.

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Topics: Retirement planning, inspiring books

Real Estate Investment | One Financial Strategies for Retirement

Posted by Chris Clothier on Wed, May 13, 2015

Using Real Estate Investment In Your Strategy

It's safe to say that most real estate investors are in the business to make money and many are actually planning for an event.  That requires planning and saving for that special something. In many cases, that something is retirement.

Investing in real estate is one of the best, proven ways to generate positive cash flow for retirement — whether saving up in tandem with a career or looking for passive income well into your Golden Years.

Either way, investors looking to fund their retirement would do well to not only devote time and attention to their investment plans — but retirement plans as well.

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Topics: real estate investment, Retirement planning

Passive Income | Real Estate Investing is Crucial for Retirement

Posted by Chris Clothier on Thu, Nov 17, 2011

Real estate is being added to the investment portfolios of Americans and more are looking for real estate to provide a passive income stream in their retirement years.  

Real estate investing sometimes gets a bad rap from investment advisers.  They often prefer REIT's and other supposed easier forms of investing in real estate because it's easy for them to track and control their clients portfolios.  I don't begrudge them for that attitude, I just think it short changes an investor and eliminates a very powerful source of income when investors will need it most...retirement.

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Topics: real estate investing, Cash Flow Properties, BiggerPockets.com, Passive Cash Flow, Retirement planning