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Protecting Your Retirement

February 9, 2015


Coach Matt from Tackle Trading looks at how passive and active investors can insure their retirements against another potential downturn like in the sub-prime market of 2008-09. Consumers insure everything in their lives. They insure life, health, house, cars, boats, trailers, and even cell phones. However, they don’t insure the one thing that will allow them to live a great life in retirement. Time to change that way of failed thinking.

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8 Replies to “Protecting Your Retirement”

  1. MattQuattrochi MattQuattrochi says:

    I know you have discussed these subject many times and continue to drive it home.As a novice trader I have no clue what a “protective put”is or how to even trade it.Where can I get more information to study ,learn and execute the protective put.

    Thanks so much for all you guys do for us traders novice and veterans alike.

  2. TerrellSweat says:

    Excellent video Matt!

    If the money you want to protect is in mutual funds within a 401K, how would you go about determining what symbol to trade as the protective put? The mutual funds have so many stocks within them that I’m unsure of how to balance it in a protective put. For example, if you wanted to buy insurance on these two mutual funds–VFIAX (Vanguard 500 Index Fund Admiral)and TAVFX (Third Avenue TR Value FD)–how would you go about determining what symbol to use to buy the protective put?

    Thanks for sharing your knowledge!

  3. Robert Whitaker says:

    Awesome video! You said last year this was coming and now IS the time to prepare. You and your team do an outstanding job of training and preparing investors for the storm.
    Thanks again,

  4. HENFYALISON says:

    Matt, Excellent Video. It reminds me to protect some of the long stock positions that I have in my account. Thanks.

  5. Arturo Medrano Arturo Medrano says:

    This is awesome Matt!! Thanks so much.


    Matt SO TRUE!!! Hope all did it recently!!

  7. STEWGILGIS says:

    Excellent advice.


    I love that quote “We insure almost everything in our lives… Besides our retirement accounts!” Great, clear video. Thanks!!

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