1. More Myths About Fixed Indexed Annuities To Ignore

    Here at Income For Life, we like to pride ourselves on being experts at common sense retirement planning in Topeka. In our last blog, we began speaking about some common myths surrounding fixed indexed annuities. The fixed index annuity combines tax deferral and the potential for interest based on positive changes of an external index without actual participation in the market. Should you includ…Read More

  2. How Your Emotions Can Influence Smart Investing

    We often talk a lot about proper income planning, and managing tolerance, or even how to choose the right advisor.  One area of finance that is sometimes neglected is the idea of how an investor's individual behaviors and emotions can severely influence their chances at success - specifically in retirement. Pre-retirees and retirees have been saving money their entire lives with hopes that one da…Read More

  3. Four Investment Myths That Could Affect You During Retirement

    With so many different methodologies and investment philosophies out there today, it is important to sort out the good advice from the bad.  Many investors might experience "decision paralysis" when presented with all of the different options they have available to them.  Do you hire a broker or a financial planner?  Commission-based or fee-based?  Should you have your money in the stock marke…Read More

  4. Comparing Wall Street To Casinos Isn’t Fair – To The Casinos

    "Sounds like you guys are a couple of bookies." - Eddie Murphy, from the movie Trading Places, after being educated about Wall Street commodities trading. There are tons of comparisons from all walks of life discussing how Wall Street is 'just like a casino' because you can lose your money just as fast as you win it.  If I was a casino owner, I would be FUMING MAD at this comparison because I …Read More