Have you ever noticed that it seems no matter what stage our economy is in, most of the news is BAD news? I believe the old adage about “bad news sells” is true. Most people would agree that we are in the beginnings of a recession recovery. Yet, the news seems to always talk about the negative: the new jobs are not as high paying as the ones lost, most sections of the economy are looking good, but there may be a bubble looming, etc.
I’m a great fan of old movies. I think I got hooked when I had to take a class on the history of cinema in college. I’m sure just about everyone has seen “It’s A Wonderful Life” at Christmas time or “The Wizard of Oz” when they were young. I have grown to love the station Turner Classic Movies. I love being able to watch all the oldies but goodies.
I just read a short article about retirement in a recent issue of Forbes magazine. The author wasted no time getting to scare tactics about needing to focus on lengthening your career versus planning for retirement. That got me thinking about how the world of retirement has changed, so I decided to do some quick historical research.
Buckingham Investment's CEO, Anthony Walker, had the chance to sit down with Reed Goossens for an interview on his excellent Real Estate investing podcast called "Investing in the U.S." Reed discussed several great topics with Anthony including the Buckingham way of investing, how we like to work with our clients, the data we use to make smart investing decisions, our local South Bay real estate market, and much more. Listen now for great insights and wisdom on real estate investing!