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Avoiding The Down While Earning The Up with Laurence Black (Ep. 34)



Buy low, sell high is a phrase often used. 

What about learning how to avoid the down while earning on the up?

In this episode, Tim Whisler is joined by Laurence Black, founder and index advisor at The Index Standard. Laurence shares his expertise in index strategies and investment planning, revealing the importance of planning for the future by decoding current statistics.

Laurence discusses:

  • Why he decodes indices over creating new ones
  • How inflation impacts investment planning
  • The importance of diversity within portfolios
  • The risk factor within portfolios
  • And more!

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About our Guest: 

Laurence Black is the founder of The Index Standard and an index advisor to Professor Robert J Shiller. The Index Standard is an information portal providing ratings, forecasts and guides unmasking the mystique behind indices and making finance more approachable. Earlier in his career Laurence instigated the Shiller Barclays Index family with Barclays and Professor Shiller. He has appeared interviews with the Financial Times, Bloomberg and Structured Retail Products and is a frequent contributor on index thought leader pieces.

Investment advisory and financial planning services offered through Simplicity Wealth, LLC, an SEC Registered Investment Advisor. Sub advisory services are provided by Simplicity Solutions, LLC, an SEC Registered Investment Advisor. Insurance, consulting, and education services are offered through The Whisler Agency. The Whisler Agency is a separate and unaffiliated entity from Simplicity Wealth and Simplicity Solutions.


32. Retirement Planning in 2022



The U.S. Federal Reserve continues to remain uncertain in the early months of 2022. 

Because of this, for those in or entering retirement, planning for the future is more important than ever.

In this episode, Tim Whisler dives into retirement planning preparations for 2022, focusing on retirees and how inflation, market volatility, and taxes impact those entering retirement. He also reveals how supply and demand increase the cost of products and services, the impact of uncertainty on the financial market, and his advice for clients on what to budget for during retirement.

Tim discusses:

  • The dangers of market volatility on portfolios
  • How inflation impacts the amount required for retirement
  • Why including a budget for fun is necessary for retirement
  • The impact of taxes on retirement planning in 2022
  • And more!

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Investment advisory and financial planning services offered through Simplicity Wealth, LLC, an SEC Registered Investment Advisor. Sub advisory services are provided by Advisory Alpha, LLC, an SEC Registered Investment Advisor. Insurance, consulting, and education services are offered through The Whisler Agency. The Whisler Agency is a separate and unaffiliated entity from Simplicity Wealth, LLC, and Advisory Alpha, LLC.

 


27. Prepare for the Future Without a Crystal Ball



There is always a risk when entering the stock market. What will that risk be in 20, 30, 40 years when you retire?

In this episode, Tim Whisler takes a deep dive into sequence of return risk, detailing what it is and how he helps clients prepare for the future without a crystal ball. Tim discusses how he turns potential losses into zeroes and the benefits of such transformations within your retirement plan.

Tim discusses:

  • The two main phases of life in your financial plan
  • The uncertainty of the future when planning for retirement
  • The benefits of zeroes over losses within your investments
  • And more!

Resources:

  • Watch the video HERE!

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Investment advisory and financial planning services offered through Simplicity Wealth, LLC, an SEC Registered Investment Advisor. Sub advisory services are provided by Advisory Alpha, LLC, an SEC Registered Investment Advisor. Insurance, consulting, and education services are offered through The Whisler Agency. The Whisler Agency is a separate and unaffiliated entity from Simplicity Wealth, LLC, and Advisory Alpha, LLC.