Monthly Archives: July 2021

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24. How to Protect Your Investments and Retirement from Risk

We know that risk is always involved in investing—in fact, we know that past performance cannot guarantee future results. 

However, there are tools and strategies that exist that can help you protect your investments and your retirement from risk.

In this episode, J Barry Watts speaks about tools that you are able to take advantage of so you can better protect your investments and your retirement from risk. Barry shares how these tools work and how he uses them personally. 

Barry discusses:

  • Diversification and how depending solely on it might not be the best protection against risk
  • Equity linked certificate of deposits 
  • Using annuities to protect your principal
  • The Supply Demand Indicator and how it works
  • And more

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23. How Risk Impacts Your Retirement

Every single person is unique, and with that, comes a unique level of risk tolerance within their portfolio. 

In this episode, J Barry Watts and Eric Burlison discuss risk and volatility as it pertains to your portfolio, and how you can understand what your own personal risk tolerance is. Barry and Eric use examples of how the market has behaved in the past to help you understand what happens if you are taking on too much risk. 

Barry & Eric discuss:

  • Investment risk and how it impacts your portfolio and retirement
  • The arithmetic of loss and understanding what it takes to even out after a loss
  • How to quantify the amount of risk you are willing to hold
  • Why understanding your risk number matters to protecting yourself
  • And more!

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