Student Retirement Calculator

Posted by LearnEarnRetire on Thu, Jun 30, 2016 @ 09:00 AM

Today we are releasing the Beta version of our Student Retirement Calculator.  If you are one of the 10,000+ in my live audiences on campuses across America in the last four years, you probably have seen it.  90%+ of those attendees wanted it.  Today, it available for free at LearnEarnRetire.com (or at the link right here). See what your retirement could look like by inputting variables YOU pick. It is transforming! 

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Topics: Retirement, Success

Huge Financial Advantage – The Tale of the Twin Sisters

Posted by LearnEarnRetire on Thu, Apr 14, 2016 @ 09:00 AM

Tale of Twin Sisters

Getting to financial independence is elusive to most and it shouldn’t be.  Here is a story that breaks down the biggest component to get you to your financial freedom.  I tell this tale every time I speak to young people about their financial wellbeing and they tell me consistently this is one of the most powerful metaphors they have ever heard.  If you act on what I am about to share with you, it can literally change your life.

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Topics: Retirement

WARNING: Boeing Eliminates 64k Pensions – A Lesson For You? YES

Posted by Alan J. McMillan on Tue, Mar 11, 2014 @ 08:47 AM

Reported Friday on my Yahoo News Feed, the aero space giant, Boeing, is ending their defined benefits program (pension) and moving to a defined contributions program (think a 401k or similar).  Two generations ago, pensions were common for American workers. 

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Topics: Alan McMillan, Retirement, Retirement Funds, Saving for Retirement, Retire Young, Retirement Age, Boeing, Pensions

What Do You Want? – From Your College Experience?

Posted by Alan McMillian on Sat, Dec 14, 2013 @ 10:31 AM

When you are a senior in college you have invested 16 years of your life on education, not even counting pre-school and Kindergarten.  It is reasonable to ask, why?  What do you want?  Not from only from college, but from your life.

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Topics: College, Financial Independence, Alan McMillan, Retirement, Retirement Age, Debt Free, College Experience, What Do You Want?

Is 80 the New 65 (Retirement Age)? Don’t Suffer Like the Baby Boomers!

Posted by Alan McMillian on Fri, Nov 08, 2013 @ 05:30 PM

34% of middleclass Americans say, ‘they will have to work until they are 80 in order to have enough to retire and maintain their lifestyle.’  That is up from 25% in 2011 and 30% in 2012, according to this year’s Wells Fargo Middle Class Retirement study.  The closer the Baby Boomers get to retirement the more vivid and bleak the picture becomes.

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Topics: Alan McMillan, Retirement, Retirement Funds, Saving for Retirement, Retire Young, Retirement Age