Tag Archives: Risk

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26. Don’t Let This Devastate Your Retirement

Not managing your sequence of returns risk properly could damage your retirement.

In this episode, J Barry Watts helps you understand how to protect yourself and your retirement from this type of investing risk. He helps you understand what a sequence of returns is, how it can hurt your retirement, and how to manage the risk and protect yourself.

Barry discusses:

  • What to know about a sequence of returns risk
  • Tools you can use to protect yourself from a negative sequence of returns
  • How a negative sequence of return could damage your retirement
  • How to manage the risk of a sequence of return
  • 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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