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Where Many Advisors

Get It Wrong

LIFETIME INCOME CASE STUDY


Bill & Marsha White
Registered Investment Advisor

Presented by Financial Sense Advisors, Inc.


Important Notice:
This is a hypothetical illustration based on real life
examples. Names and circumstances have been
changed. The opinions voiced in this material are
for general information only and are not intended
to provide specific advice or recommendations for
any individual. To determine which investments or
strategies may be appropriate for you, consult
with a financial advisor prior to investing.

Financial Sense Advisors, Inc.


Registered Investment Advisor
WHO ARE BILL & MARSHA?
Ages: 57 & 58

Jobs: Regional Manager & Human Resources

- Bill is getting tired of traveling for work


and wants to retire in the next 5 years.

- Marsha is anxious to retire but us


concerned whether they have saved
enough to do so.

- Seeking a 2nd opinion to determine their


ability to retire and live a comfortable
lifestyle.
WHAT IS IMPORTANT TO BILL?

Having predictable
retirement income Lowering taxes

Bill

Having a financial
plan
WHAT IS IMPORTANT TO MARSHA?

Not outliving their


Not losing investment assets
principle

Marsha

Enjoying a comfortable
retirement
BILL & MARSHA’S CURRENT RISK TOLERANCE?

Most Conservative 1 - 20 - 30 - 40 - 50 - 60 - 70 - 80 - 90 - 100 Most Aggressive

Current Risk Score Portfolio Risk Score

46 68
BILL & MARSHA’S CURRENT BUDGET

Income $127,000
Expenses ($72,000) Discretionary
33%

Surplus $55,000 Living Expenses


67%
BILL & MARSHA’S RETIREMENT BUDGET

Income $37,000
Expenses ($73,000) Discretionary
34%
Shortfall ($39,000) Living Expenses
66%
BILL & MARSHA’S BALANCE SHEET

Real
Estate + Portfolio - Liabilities = Net Worth

$330,000 $739,000 ($75,000) $994,000


BILL & MARSHA’S ASSET ALLOCATION

Asset Allocation
31% Stocks
38%
Bonds
Cash
Hard Assets
19% 13%
BILL & MARSHA’S FINANCIAL PLAN CHALLENGES

1. Improper diversification.

2. Insufficient assets to support their


desired lifestyle.

3. Handling sequence of returns risk.

4. Managing income sources in


retirement.
BILL & MARSHA’S RETIREMENT INCOME STRATEGY

Social
Security

$37,000
+ Portfolio

$15,840
= $
Total
Income
$52,840

Investment Portfolio Expenses ($73,000)


Bill’s Retire. $385K Stocks & Bonds @ 3.2%1 $12,320
Shortfall ($20,160)
Marsha’s Retire. $110K Stocks & Bonds @ 3.2%2 $3,520
Joint/ROS Acct $44K
Precious Met. $200K

1,2 & 3: Yields are for current portfolio yields as of 4/30/18. Please see disclosures at the end of this presentation for security risks.
GOAL BASED RECOMMENDATIONS
FOR BILL & MARSHA

Proper diversification Having enough assets to


• Reduce holdings in precious metals
retire
to about 6% • Gave them option to delay retirement
or reduce monthly expenses
• Use a portion of the cash to purchase
rental property • Our biggest concern was their
unsustainable withdrawal rate above 5%

Setting realistic
expectations
• Received advice based on historical
evidence
• Previous plan did not account for current
market conditions or sequence risk
Disclosures:
1. Bonds are subject to market and interest rate risk if sold prior to maturity. Bond values
will decline as interest rates rise and bonds are subject to availability and change in price.

2. The payment of dividend is not guaranteed. Companies may reduce or eliminate the
payment of dividends at any given time.

3. The information in this material is not intended as tax or legal advice. Please consult legal
or tax professionals for specific information regarding your individual situation.

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Registered Investment Advisor
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