Webinars We host monthly educational webinars on various topics, including financial tips and strategies, market current events, and frequently asked questions. We'd love to have you join us live!You can visit this page to sign up for any upcoming webinars and view replays of our most recent webinars. To view our entire library of past webinars, you can visit our YouTube page here. Upcoming Webinars: Election Mania: 3 Ways to DealMidterm election years can be challenging for investors. Historically, they are usually the most volatile year in a Presidential term.We've seen plenty of shenanigans from the news media and the left in recent months attempting to influence voters ahead of the election. As we get closer to the election, we expect these to continue and intensify, and the stock market will likely experience continued fluctuations in response.In this webinar, we are going to discuss 3 ways investors can deal with the craziness that comes with midterm election season.October 20 at Noon Register Now Replays of Past Webinars: When Should You Take Social Security? For most people, Social Security is their biggest retirement asset. The payments you will get can change drastically depending on when you start taking, and will affect your retirement income for the rest of your life. So how do you know whether you should take early, wait until full retirement age, or delay as long as possible? In this webinar, we discuss the main factors to consider when deciding on Social Security. 5 Major Estate Planning Mistakes to Avoid Not having a proper estate plan can lead to major consequences for your loved ones including unnecessary expenses, time, and stress. In this webinar, we address the 5 most common estate planning mistakes and how to avoid them! Politics, Fear, and Election Years: 5 Things to Know About Midterm Volatility Did you know that Midterm election years are historically even more volatile than Presidential election years? In this webinar, we discuss 5 Things to Know About Midterm Volatility including: What's normal: how the stock market performs historically around midterm elections What makes midterm election years particularly volatile Why this year is a little different How midterms usually fare politically Why politics effect the stock market Retirement Planning 101 In this webinar, we cover the 5 basics of a successful retirement plan including: How to determine your income need in retirement When to start Social Security payments How much you need to save and how to utilize your investments to fund your retirement Long Term Care Considerations Estate Planning Strategies for Savvy Investors: Fickle Markets In this webinar, we sort through the reasons behind the volatility in the stock market and the data about how the stock market has performed historically during interest rate hike cycles, high inflation, war, and recession. We also discuss how savvy investors can navigate today's fickle stock market including:What wise investors absolutely should NOT do Strategies to be pro-active instead of reactive during market downturns Actions nervous investors can take to potentially reduce downside risk Links to studies about Market Timing: https://www.putnam.com/literature/pdf/II508-d206c267bdc67daad04ae51e1e47a6d4.pdfhttps://www.schwab.com/learn/story/does-market-timing-work\ https://seekingalpha.com/article/4240121-market-timing-work https://www.wellsfargo.com/investment-institute/sr-perils-time-volatile-markets/ https://www.merrilledge.com/article/focus-on-time-in-market-not-market-timing How to Optimize Your 401k In this webinar, Bob and Jessie discuss how to get the most out of your employer retirement plan including: How to choose investments within your 401k How much you should be contributing to build a healthy retirement Options to consider when its time to retire How to Handle Market Volatility In this webinar, Bob and Jessie discuss the current state of the stock market including: Potential effects of the Fed's interest rate decision The Russia/Ukraine conflict's impact on U.S. markets How to take advantage of market volatility Advice for handling uncertainty Real Estate as an Investment In this webinar we are joined by Lois Kohmetscher, an award-winning Realtor at Woods Bros to discuss Real Estate as an Investment including: How Real Estate acts as a hedge against inflation2022 Housing Market OutlookWhy now may be a great time to get into Real EstateHow to finance Real Estate investmentsWhat to consider when investing in Real Estate "What's All That Racket?!" How to See Through the Headlines In this webinar, Bob and Jessie discuss: How the news affects the marketsThe biggest financial threat to all Americans in the upcoming yearBob's 2022 Economic Forecast All About Interest Rates Bob and Jessie discuss the relationship between inflation and interest rates, and talk about how to be wise about your investments in a high inflation, rising interest rate environment. Inflation Causes, Consequences, and Strategies Inflation has been a hot topic in the news lately - and for good reason! In this webinar we will discuss what inflation means for you and how you can protect yourself in a high-inflation economy. Securities offered through Kestra Investment Services, LLC, (Kestra IS), member FINRA/SIPC. Investment Advisory Services offered through Kestra Advisory Services, LLC, (Kestra AS) an affiliate of Kestra IS. Bob Bennie Wealth Management, Inc. is not affiliated with Kestra IS or Kestra AS. 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