We all have retirement dreams and personal goals. For some of us, that means biking across Europe, or hang-gliding off the coast of Morocco. But for others, the ideal retirement may be more of an inward journey. There are plenty of closet artists, writers, and musicians out there who can’t wait to leave the daily grind behind, and pursue their true passions. Even if you’ve never been one for the arts, you might find the inspiration to unleash your creativity once you’re the master of your own time. You’ll have the freedom to express yourself, unburdened by external pressures and deadlines. However: no matter your medium, even artistic expression demands some planning and preparation. Whether it’s gathering the appropriate supplies, selecting a subject, or collecting the content for that book you’ve been meaning to write… planning is the key to your retirement masterpiece.
Creating your retirement masterpiece, living your dreams, and accomplishing your goals all require proper planning, patience, and careful execution. And, for most of us, it also requires the experience of a qualified expert to guide the way through an unfamiliar process. Every writer needs an editor, every musician needs an audience, and everyone working towards retirement should have the guidance of a qualified professional financial advisor. At Madrona Financial, we offer no obligation, complimentary financial planning reviews so we can discuss your passions and help you create your retirement masterpiece. With a little upfront planning and preparation, you’ll be ready to sail the open ocean, volunteer in your local community, spend time with your grandkids, and whatever else you desire.
Your life in retirement is full of promise and adventure, but it’s also a major transition. That’s why you need to plan ahead: Write down your goals, identify all of your income sources, create a budget, make sure your risk tolerance aligns with your investment strategy, etc. etc. And, don’t be afraid to ask for help when you need it! CLICK HERE to request your complimentary, no obligation financial review.
Remember, you’ve worked too hard to only just make it to your retirement. Our mission is to help you achieve the financial independence you’ve always deserved and wanted. So, when discussing your plan for the future, make sure that it’s fully ready to help you create your very own retirement masterpiece.