Entries by Roger Gainer

Podcast: Is the Reward Worth the Risk?

Roger GainerRoger holds the coveted and well-earned designations of Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC®) and Retirement Income Certified Professional (RIPC®) from the American College. He is also a licensed insurance agent for life and health insurance and a Certified Paralegal for Estate Planning.

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Live from Business Radio KDOW 1220AM

Live from Business Radio KDOW 1220AM in San Francisco. in San Francisco, Roger joins The Best of Investing radio show. This program was taped on June 22, 2019.

Are Stock Market Investments Worth the Risk Right Now?

I have NEVER put out a blog like this one. I am hoping to disturb you enough to stop ignoring the signals and take steps to prevent catastrophic losses.

Bond Funds Might be Hazardous to Your Wealth

For more than 35 years, since interest rates topped out in 1980 (money market funds paid 18%+ in those days), whenever stocks started to go down, investors could move into bonds and they were rewarded.

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How to Use Real Estate Exchanges to Improve Your Retirement Happiness!

Real estate income property is a wonderful asset for many folks. It has been a resource that has provided the foundation to building wealth for decades. After all, it can produce income, tax benefits and appreciation. That is quite a triple threat!

Podcast: Taking a Look Forward at 2019

Roger GainerRoger holds the coveted and well-earned designations of Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC®) and Retirement Income Certified Professional (RIPC®) from the American College. He is also a licensed insurance agent for life and health insurance and a Certified Paralegal for Estate Planning.

Podcast: Taking a Look Back at 2018

Roger GainerRoger holds the coveted and well-earned designations of Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC®) and Retirement Income Certified Professional (RIPC®) from the American College. He is also a licensed insurance agent for life and health insurance and a Certified Paralegal for Estate Planning.

4 Things You Should Know Before You Sign Up for Social Security

There are many variations of these rationalizations about taking social security benefits early. I believe this is mainly due to folks not understanding what Social Security is, the role it plays in your retirement income plan, and how to maximize your benefits under the rules.

How Income Property Can Help You Retire

Investment real estate has long been one of the best ways to build wealth in America. It generates income, enjoys tremendous tax advantages and can grow in value.

Podcast: Celebrating 30 Years, Has Anything Changed?

The following is the transcript from Episode 20 of Retire Happy with Roger Gainer, a financial and business audio podcast. Roger: I’m trying to cut through some of the noise that’s out there and help people develop the analytical and evaluation tools so that when you read stuff, you can figure out, A, does it […]