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Todd Tresidder graduated from the University of California at Davis with a B.A. in economics and a passion for creating successful businesses. A serial entrepreneur since childhood, Todd went on to build his own wealth as a hedge fund investment manager before “retiring” at 35. He grew his net worth from less than zero at 23 to the point of financial independence just 12 years later.
Todd has maintained his wealth by remaining an active investor and utilizing statistical and mathematical risk management systems for investing. Through his website at FinancialMentor.com, he teaches advanced investing and advanced retirement planning principles. Take the next step beyond conventional financial advice and discover what works, what doesn’t, and why, based on years of proven experience.
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|How Much Money Do I Need to Retire? takes you behind the scientific facade of modern retirement planning to provide a practical, no-nonsense guide complete with a step-by-step plan that tells you how much money you need to retire with confidence.|
|What is the maximum amount of money you can withdraw from your savings without running out of money before you run out of life? The 4% Rule provides insights to determining a safe withdrawal rate so you can maximize the amount of income you can spend.
|Don’t Hire a Financial Coach! (Until You Read This Book) provides an insider’s view behind the scenes of the financial coaching industry. Understand the good, the bad, and the ugly in order to make a financially smart decision when you hire your coach.
|Financial “experts” scam the rich, the poor, the naïve, and the experienced. Nobody is immune. If you invest, then it’s a near certainty you’ll run into investment fraud. You must know how to recognize and avoid it – Investment Fraud will help you do just that.
|Variable Annuity Pros & Cons is a consumer’s guide that simplifies these incredibly complex investments to just the essential principles so you can make an independent, intelligent investment decision.
Recent Media Mentions:
- Journal of Personal Finance: Are Safe Withdrawal Rates Really Safe? Volume 11, Issue 1
- AOL’s Daily Finance: 3 Costly Mistakes You Are Making on Life Insurance
- US News: 6 Secrets of Successful Money Coaches
- Art of Manliness: 9 Ways to Invest Without Putting Money Into the Stock Market
- The Wall Street Journal: Will You Be Able to Retire?
- BadCredit.org: America’s 11 Best Finance Coaches
- ABA Journal: Don’t panic, plan: Regular saving and asset allocation help build a retirement
- WonderWoman.in: The secret of becoming rich!
- Bankrate: Realities behind creating passive income
- Experian: How Much Do I Need to Retire? [Video]
- Forbes: Ten Career And Self-Help Books For Your Holiday Gift List
Recent Awards and Recognition:
- 2013 Plutus Award Winner: Best Personal Finance Blog for Retirement
- 2010 Top 30 Business Blogs for the Finance Category
- 2010 eCollegeFinder’s Financial Mentor Award; recognized as one of the Top 50 Financial Mentors
- What inspired you to create FinancialMentor.com?
- What do you hope to achieve with your site and financial coaching service?
- Why do you provide so much actionable content people can use for free on your site?
- Where did you gain your experience, knowledge, and insights?
- Why did you choose financial coaching instead of the traditional financial advisor business model? What’s the difference?
- How can people figure out how much they need to save for retirement? What makes conventional retirement planning advice so dangerously incorrect?
- How can the average Joe achieve financial freedom?
- Why is leverage so important when it comes to wealth-building? What do you mean by “leverage”?
- In your experience, what is the biggest hurdle the average American faces to achieving financial independence? Do you have any advice for removing or overcoming that challenge?
- Can you share one big piece of conventional financial advice or assumption that is often shared, but is just plain wrong?