Let’s take a brief break from the financial talk and check in with how Isaac has been holding up during this historically topsy-turvy year of 2020.
People say a lot of things, but that doesn’t necessarily mean they know what they’re talking about. So when people say they heard something about a financial decision they should make, there’s a good chance that what they heard isn’t actually what they NEEDED to hear.
We take some financial good news/bad news situations and ask Isaac his thoughts on them. As most people prefer, we’ll give him the bad news first.
Even though these are fictional characters, we see their personalities all the time in real life. Isaac will explain what their personality looks like when it’s manifested in a real person and what he would do to help that client.
There are plenty of people in the financial world that are guilty of crying wolf. Because they always preach the same message, we just have to eventually tune them out. Isaac will gives us examples of times that he has seen people make bad financial decisions because they’ve been influenced by one of these wolf-criers.
The phrase “knowing what we know now” is mostly worthless. Just think about that phrase in context of the coronavirus. Would we have done things differently in January or February “knowing what we know now?” Almost certainly.
During these volatile times in the market, it’s more important than ever to assess whether you are taking the right amount of risk with your investments. Taking the time to realign your risk could save you a lot of headaches in the months and years to come.
Sometimes people say they don’t want to retire…and sometimes they really mean it. Other times it’s just a defense mechanism to compensate for the fact that they feel like they can’t retire. So let’s explore some of the possible meanings behind the statement, “I don’t want to retire.”
Although the Coronavirus has created plenty of hardships for our communities, from a financial perspective it’s also providing us with many opportunities. Isaac will give us some quick-hitting suggestions on today’s show for some investing moves you can think about making in the current market.
Hopefully the coronavirus economic disaster is a once-in-a-lifetime type of event. But there will certainly be some other crisis in the future that you need to be prepared for. Let’s talk about some of the lessons learned so far that will help you next time—if you weren’t prepared this time around …