December 8, 2020
Wealth Gap Formula

The Calculation: The Wealth Gap Formula Put To Work

Over the past few weeks, we’ve spent a lot of time talking about your retirement wealth gap. We’ve covered everything from inflation and normalizing your income to assuming the ROI of your business and your investment portfolio. Now that we’ve laid all of the groundwork, it’s finally time to identify the wealth gap formula. Today’s article will pull everything we’ve learned to this point, together and show you exactly how to calculate your own retirement wealth gap.
December 3, 2020
Assuming The ROI

Assuming An ROI for Your Wealth Gap Calculations

Whenever we talk about calculating our retirement wealth gap, a common question comes up. This is the question of investment assumptions. What should we assume for our ROI when making these calculations? This can be a complicated issue because one of the ways to find the answer is to look at historic data across market indices.
November 17, 2020
Calculating Your Business' ROI

Calculating Your Business’ ROI

Over the past few weeks, I have really had it pressed upon my heart to address some of the key topics that cause business owners the most fear and anxiety. These are the areas that run back and forth through the business owner’s mind as they lie in bed at night. The good news is that most of these fears can be mitigated through knowledge. In today’s post, we are going to continue to discuss the wealth gap. More specifically, I want to dive into calculating your business’ ROI or return on investment and how it pertains to your wealth gap.
November 14, 2020
What is a CFP and why are they important

Why You Should Have a Financial Advisor Who is a Fiduciary

Hiring a financial advisor is an important step to take when reaching for financial freedom. So choose a financial advisor that is a fiduciary too. Recently the Department of Labor has released a final draft of their fiduciary rules. It mandates and compels financial advisors to place the interest of their client’s as a priority when offering advice on their retirement accounts.
November 5, 2020
Wealth Gap

Calculating The Wealth Gap

In the introduction to this series, we discussed some of the biggest fears that business owners face. As we move forward, I’m going to share several calculations with you that can help put your fears into perspective and even create plans to put them behind you. With that said, today’s post is all about the wealth gap. Not sure what that means? Basically, it’s the difference between where you currently sit, financially, and where you need to be to live the lifestyle that you want to live during your retirement.
October 15, 2019
small business retirement plans comparison - a guide to ones available to the business owners

Retirement Plans Comparison – A Comprehensive Assessment

As we begin our investing portion of the Personal Finance for the Business Owner series, I thought that it would be wise to, first, do a small business retirement plans comparison. Being prepared for our retirement is so vitally important, but there’s another reason for digging into this subject matter before we go much deeper into investing. When you are ready to begin investing, you need to know where to purchase those investments. Retirement accounts offer so many benefits and options in helping us to maximize our dollar and minimize our taxation, especially for business owners. With that said, get comfy because this is a lengthy post, but it is an extremely valuable one comparing retirement plans.