Stay Ahead of Inflation
There is no real secret to staying ahead of inflation—your assets simply have to earn more interest than inflation takes away. There are numerous options available to help your assets outpace inflation. Your FFG Associate will work with you to formulate a plan to help meet your individual needs and objectives.
Minimize Your Tax Burden
No one can escape death, and escaping taxes appears to be just as unlikely. Suggestions on ways to minimize the taxation of your assets are also available from your FFG Associate. You should also consult qualified legal and tax advisors.
“The Rule of 72” 15 table will help you determine how long it will take to double your money based upon the interest rate your money earns. Just divide the number 72 by the interest rate. Illustrated in the chart below are several examples.
Taxes can take a big bite out of your ability to save and accumulate your money. It’s important to understand all the tax advantages available to you and apply them to minimize your tax liability. The chart below illustrates examples of how much money is needed on a monthly basis to reach the goal of a million dollars—in both a taxable and non-taxable scenario.
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The chart below is an example of how much one dollar could have grown after being invested in various markets beginning in 1926. The rate of inflation during the same period is included for reference (in red). As with any charted investment history, these figures do not guarantee future returns of any financial products.