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Caught Up In the IRA and 401(k) Dilemma

Because of his decades of experience as a financial advisor and consumer advocate, Doug Andrew is often sought out for many different types of advice. He regularly has articles published on how to eliminate entitlement mentality, taking personal responsibility and the best ways to save for retirement. In today’s episode, Doug takes a deeper look…

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How You Save For Retirement Can Make All the Difference

One of the more common questions that Doug hears on a regular basis is whether or not the person asking should save for retirement in a particular manner. Specifically, this question often takes the form of something like, “Should I have a standard 401(k) or IRA or a Roth IRA?” Sometimes they’ll ask about different…

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Why is the Wealth Management Industry On the Brink of Disruptions?

Would it surprise you to learn that the wealth management industry is ripe for disruption? Here’s the kicker, disruption can actually be a very positive thing that leads to refinement and improvement. In today’s episode, Doug goes over some of the reasons he believes the wealth management industry is due for a shakeup that could…

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Personal Responsibility Makes Us Free

A great deal of Doug Andrew’s focus in life is on strengthening his family. This includes not only his children and grandchildren but also his employees and his clients that he thinks of as family. In today’s episode, Doug talks about the necessity for attaining personal responsibility at as early an age as possible. He…

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What You Can Do About Ever-rising Taxes

One of the biggest differences between the wealthiest, most successful people this country and everyone else has less to do with privilege or luck and more to do with the fact that they understand how they’re affected by taxes. For instance, the vast majority of authentically wealthy people don’t save for retirement in tax-deferred vehicles…

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What You Should Have In Common With the Ultra Successful

Doug Andrew has many opportunities to work with and educate highly successful individuals and entrepreneurs. In his more than four decades of experience, Doug has noticed some interesting trends. For instance, the vast majority of very successful people did not get successful and wealthy in traditional accounts in the market. This means they did not…

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Ask the Right Questions, Get the Right Answers for Retirement

It’s astonishing how many people are content to simply do what others are doing. They aren’t in the habit of questioning why things are done the way they are. For instance, well over 90 percent of Americans still choose to save for retirement in tax-deferred vehicles like IRAs and 401(k)s. In this episode, Doug Andrew…

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Harnessing the Power of Three

Over his lifetime, Doug Andrew has picked up a lot of highly useful information. One of the principles he has learned and applied with great success is the Power of Three. When you’re familiar with this concept, you’ll begin to recognize it all around you. For instance, there are the three branches of government, many…

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No Such Thing As Stupid Questions

Doug is fond of pointing out that while there may be no such thing as a stupid question, there’s definitely an opportunity to learn from intelligent ones. Sometimes those questions come from his clients, often, they come from financial planners and advisors who are looking for answers for their clients. With more than 4 decades…

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Why We Can’t Afford To Be Too Busy To Learn

One of Doug’s favorite cartoons depicts an armor-clad king with sword and shield in hand, brushing off a salesman by telling him, “I’m too busy to talk right now, I have a battle to fight.” Unseen by the king is the salesman’s new product–a machine-gun sitting just outside the tent door. The point here is…

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