Brad Rhodes

Brad Rhodes Financial

Articles

Future Income Needs and Why We'll Require More than We Anticipate

July 25, 2023

As time passes, it becomes abundantly clear that planning for the future is more than simply ...

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Secure Your Future Planning for Long Term Care

May 23, 2023

As we grow older, our health becomes an essential focus. The potential need for long-term care ...

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Financial Buffers: Protecting Your Family Now and in the Future

March 10, 2023

As we all know, life can be unpredictable. This is why it is important to have ...

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Why Buy an Annuity?

February 9, 2023

The ins and outs of an annuity. Annuities are interesting products for persons looking to add ...

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What Are The Key Differences Between Projected And Guaranteed Retirement Plans?

November 22, 2022

While both projected and guaranteed retirement plans provide financial stability during retirement, they each have distinct ...

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How Can Your IRA Best Serve You.

March 15, 2022

There are two kinds of retirees, those reliant on income/distributions from their IRA and those who ...

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It's Alright To Dislike Annuities, But You May Already Own One.

June 24, 2021

In my years as a retirement and income specialist, I have run across more than one ...

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Are Myths And Misinformation Keeping You From Having An Annuity In Your Portfolio?

June 2, 2021

"Annuities are among the most misunderstood retirement and income products on the market. Even some agents ...

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What Steps Should You Take If Your Employer Suspends Your 401k Match?

May 6, 2021

"Millions of Americans rely on employer-sponsored plans to be the cornerstones of their retirement. But, what ...

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Five Common Medicare Misconceptions That Can Impact Your Retirement

April 7, 2021

"Medicare planning is a complicated and confusing process. Be sure you understand all of this benefit's ...

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Why Both Spouses Must Be Involved When It Comes To Retirement Planning

March 24, 2021

"But my spouse is more of a "numbers" person" It is a lousy reason to surrender ...

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Lower Interest Rates Until 2023? Great For Spenders, Bad For Retirement

September 21, 2020

In September 2020, the Federal Reserve ended its two-day policy meeting by announcing its intention of ...

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The Ugly Truth About Women And Retirement

August 3, 2020

"Even before the COVID-19 financial crisis, the nation was facing a retirement saving crisis, with women ...

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10,000 Baby Boomers Retire Each Day

January 30, 2021

10,000 new baby boomers retire each day. Think about it: Many people don’t get defined pension ...

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A Compelling Story: Fixed Index Annuities

July 21, 2020

How would you like to play poker where the casino told you they would guarantee you ...

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A Gold Watch And Lifetime Income

March 6, 2019

Pensions have evolved to self-directed retirement planning I grew up in steel country in Western Pennsylvania. ...

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A La Carte Planning Don't Be A Victim

March 26, 2023

A dangerous phenomenon is happening within the financial services industry. For years marketing gurus taught the ...

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A New Idea That Has Been With Us For Over 200 Years

August 14, 2019

“Only money left over after paying taxes can be spent. For the average person in the ...

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A New Identity in Your Golden Years

November 27, 2023

Retirement marks a significant milestone, anticipated as a time of freedom and enjoyment. Yet, it can ...

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A New Year, A New You

January 10, 2024

Embracing Positivity With Smarter Finances As the confetti settles and the calendar flips to "2024," a ...

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Brad Rhodes

Brad Rhodes Financial

255 Morning Star Ln.

Lexington, North Carolina 27292

brad.rhodes@retirevillage.com

(336) 746-4729

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