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Are You Letting Fear Drive Your Investment Decisions?

One of our biggest issues with the financial industry is when products are sold to consumers and investors through fear tactics. And while there are instances where fear is a natural motivator behind certain financial products, such as having a will if you have dependent children, not every financial decision should be based on fear.

There are many financial products out there designed to help you achieve financial goals. Understanding your needs and the purpose financial tools can serve is paramount to you making wise decisions about your finances.

Tune in to this week’s short episode of The Money Guy Show to find out which financial products are generally sold with fear-based tactics and how you can safeguard yourself against them.

Here is what you will find out in this week’s episode:

  • The 5 financial products most commonly sold through fear (**Spoiler** We delve into annuities, whole life insurance, credit monitoring, extended warranties, and gold)
  • How these financial products are positioned to consumers and why people tend to get sold on them
  • What these financial products are intended to “solve” or address for consumers
  • What to consider before buying one of these financial products
  • How to know if any of these products makes sense for your situation
  • The 3 methods you can use to safeguard yourself against fear: Insure, Eliminate, Accept (you’ll have to tune in to hear us explain how these work!)

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