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The GOLD Company does not sell any products and is compensated ONLY from the company's clients. No commissions are taken on any products.

I sincerely enjoy meeting people and getting to know them. The Gold Company strives to return calls promptly and takes a genuine interest in your needs. I work hard to personalize a plan that best fits your needs, budget and future.

The Money Prof

Monday, June 30 2014

So You Want Your Independence?

People talk about being "independent" all the time. I want to do what I want and when I want, I need my independence. We all know that given our everyday responsibilities, commitments, personalities and finances, to name a few hurdles, being free is really just a nice vision. However, that does not mean your independence is compromised. Here are some definitions of independence: not influenced or controlled by others in matters of opinion, conduct, etc.; thinking or acting for oneself: an independent thinker; not subject to another's authority or jurisdiction. So in essence, one can have no free time, but be totally independent.

For the vast majority of us, there is a common variable that allows us to have freedom or independence. That is, money (I know you thought I was going to say that.) In today's society, money is only a means to fulfilling our needs. Being financially independent leads to other forms of independence. I have to say, that I give kudos to the young generation of today for so many things (perhaps another article here), but many of them do not understand the importance of money and how it can impact their lives. As we age, we begin to realize this, but many times this late start causes a heavy burden on our independence, as we try to catch up financially. Unfortunately, there is a price to pay for not beginning to plan early. On the bright side, gaining freedom and independence is very obtainable (even at older ages). So, take your time, get advice if necessary, but plan for your independence. The other strategy, is not to plan and get there by default. The only problem with that is you might not like where you end up....

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  • Securities Portfolio Management

  • Retirement Planning

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