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Podcast 150: The Big Retirement Risk

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Today on the Consumerism Commentary Podcast, Bryan J Busch talks with Erin Botsford, author of The Big Retirement Risk.

They discuss myths that Wall Street perpetuates about itself and Erin’s plan for a more sensible retirement portfolio.

Table of contents

The Big Retirement Risk on Amazon[00:00] Introduction from Bryan J Busch
[00:32] Interview with Erin Botsford
[00:44] How Erin learned that money buys choices
[03:48] The old retirement models don’t work anymore
[05:21] Myths about Wall Street
[07:35] Don’t rely on “What’s Your Number?”
[08:49] How the housing market crash was predicted
[10:46] Lifestyle Driven Investing: hierarchical retirement planning
[15:57] Erin’s advice about typical and atypical insurance
[17:48] Annuities and U.S. Treasuries are a good option for guaranteed income
[19:08] End

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Published or updated March 4, 2012.

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Luke Landes is the founder of Consumerism Commentary. He has been blogging and writing for the internet since 1995 and has been building online communities since 1991. Find out more about Luke Landes and follow him on Twitter. View all articles by .

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