How to Achieve Financial Freedom Without Wall Street
April 22, 2019 at 05:00 AM EDT
I've got to be blunt. Your financial success depends on it. Wall Street is feeding you a narrative that's fatally, dangerously flawed when it comes to financial planning. They make the assumption that you're going to live this way or that and, in doing so, produce a whole bunch of fancy charts, full of calculations intended to show you how much you need to save to meet their projections. The hope is, of course, that you'll become a valued, or should I say valuable, client - meaning you're going to generate tons of commissions to line their pockets for having prepared a deep look into your financial affairs. The reality is very different. Those same fancy-pants charts - which, by the way, can cost you a "planning fee" ranging from $100 to several thousand dollars - usually have the opposite impact: People realize they're so far from meeting their "goals" that they give up without even trying. I've never liked that, but then again, I've never played by the rules, either. That's why I'm so excited to tell you this... Tags: Wall Street To get full access to all Money Morning content, click here About Money Morning: Money Morning gives you access to a team of ten market experts with more than 250 years of combined investing experience – for free . Our experts – who have appeared on FOXBusiness, CNBC, NPR, and BloombergTV – deliver daily investing tips and stock picks, provide analysis with actions to take, and answer your biggest market questions. Our goal is to help our millions of e-newsletter subscribers and Moneymorning.com visitors become smarter, more confident investors. Disclaimer: © 2019 Money Morning and Money Map Press. All Rights Reserved. Protected by copyright of the United States and international treaties. Any reproduction, copying, or redistribution (electronic or otherwise, including the world wide web), of content from this webpage, in whole or in part, is strictly prohibited without the express written permission of Money Morning. 16 W. Madison St. Baltimore, MD, 21201. The post How to Achieve Financial Freedom Without Wall Street appeared first on Money Morning - We Make Investing Profitable .