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Below you’ll find articles, downloadable guides, videos, and more all created to help you get to and through retirement.

 

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Investments Article

Bear Markets and Mean Reversions

Shane Barber explores several methods of measuring how overvalued the markets became, how overvalued they remain, and how far they might fall if we are actually in the middle of a mean reversion event.

Retirement Article

Rising Interest Rates and Your Retirement

The Fed raised interest rates by the most in nearly three decades, a 0.75% rate hike, and is set to do it again in July. Dean Barber and Bud Kasper examine how rising interest rates can impact your retirement.

Investments Article

Bear Market Is Here, Is There More to Come?

The S&P 500 entered bear market territory, preceded by the NASDAQ index entering bear market territory a few weeks back. Join Dean Barber and Bud Kasper as they discuss navigating the current bear market.

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Retirement Podcast

Mail Bag: Answering More Questions from Listeners with Chris Rett

Episode 68 | Chris Rett, CFP® | Financial Advisor at Barber Financial Group
In this episode, Chris and I dig into a wide array of topics, including how to accurately estimate your income and taxes in retirement, how to determine which retirement vehicle is best suited to your needs, and a ton of other issues facing people in their pre-retirement and early retirement years.

Taxes Podcast

Ed Slott In-Studio!

Episode 67 | Ed Slott, CPA | America's IRA Expert
In this conversation, Ed and I discuss why retirees often get such bad guidance, the new time bombs ticking in the world of retirement (and how best to avoid them), and why now may very well prove to be the best time in your life to pay taxes for years (or decades) to come.

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Finding Financial Independence

Bud Kasper joins Dean Barber for the Barber Educational Series to discuss the journey toward reaching financial independence and what financial independence could mean for you.

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How Bonds Fit into a Financial Plan

One of the most common questions that our advisors here from clients and prospective clients is, “Why should I own bonds?” Considering how rising interest rates and inflation have been wreaking havoc on bonds, it’s a fair question to ask. Still, no matter the economic condition or how interest rates are doing, bonds can still make sense in your portfolio. Dean Barber and Chris Rett explain why in this Barber Financial Group Educational Series event.

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The Guided Retirement System

Logan DeGraeve and Dean Barber discuss how the Guided Retirement System gets people to and through retirement.