Become Your Own Pension Manager

To build your own pension, follow the playbook that corporate pension managers use.

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People who approach me for advice on how to manage their retirement finances often wish out loud that they could rely on an old-fashioned pension like their parents had when they retired. These individuals knew Mom and Dad appreciated the checks that appeared in the mailbox every month without regard to what the stock market was doing or how old they were.

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Jerry Golden, Investment Adviser Representative
President, Golden Retirement Advisors Inc.

Jerry Golden is the founder and CEO of Golden Retirement Advisors Inc. He specializes in helping consumers create retirement plans that provide income that cannot be outlived. Find out more at Go2income.com, where consumers can explore all types of income annuity options, anonymously and at no cost.