The people's voice of reason


It seems like things are just getting busier and busier. You get up in the morning and life takes over. Whether you're trying to get kids to where they need to go, both spouses are working or you travel for your job. There is always something going on or someplace you need to be. Time is precious and it feels like there is not enough of it to go around. When your day is finally over, you may only feel like relaxing before going to bed. Then you get up and do it all over again.

Day after day, it is easy to get caught up in the things that demand our attention; family, work, church, volunteering, etc. Then one day you wake up and you are turning 55 and it hits you that you might want to retire in the next 10-15 years. You've been so caught up in the here and now that you have not given much thought to your future and you're not sure that you will be prepared enough to retire comfortably and remain comfortably retired. Well, it is not too late. Schedule time to sit down with a Financial Advisor to talk about what your options are. Find one who will help you think about things you don't normally think about, one who will help you determine your goals and then put a strategy in place to help you achieve those goals.

Depending on where you are at in life, you may feel that you don't have enough time to prepare yourself for life after work. But even if you are starting late, you will be further along than before you started. You may have already started but you have not reviewed your strategy lately. Have someone take a look at your strategy to make sure it is still in line with your goals. It won't take long but it could open your eyes to some different strategies that may improve your position.

No matter how you do it, ACT! Take that first step and get the ball rolling. You'll be glad you did.

Buddy Hicks is a Financial Advisor with Wealth Management Group LLC an affiliate firm of Securian Financial Services and has over 18 years of experience in the financial services business. He is Life and Health Insurance licensed and FINRA registered with his Series 7 and Series 66 which allows him to be an Investment Advisor and Registered Representative of and offer securities and investment advisory services through Securian Financial Services Inc, member FINRA / SIPC. He is an Alumnus of Troy University with a Bachelor's Degree in Business/Finance. He takes a process approach with all of his clients to help determine their goals and then works with them to put a strategy in place to help reach those goals. An area of importance of Buddy's is his ability to intuitively listen to his clients so that he can fully understand their current situation and what their future needs are.

Wealth Management Group, LLC



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