How To Determine If You’re Ready For Retirement August 29, 2017

  Setting aside money for retirement is an important part of any individual’s financial plan. But unless you have a clear idea of when you want to retire and how much money you will need to live off in retirement, it is difficult to tell if you are retirement ready. In this article, we look...

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Determining How Long Your Savings Will Last in Retirement July 31, 2017

One key component of planning for retirement is figuring out how low long your savings will last once you retire. Running out of money in retirement is a major concern for many investors, and justifiably so – nobody wants to outlive their income. As a result, when drawing up your financial plan it makes sense...

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Celebrity Investor Success Story: George Clooney Brings in a Billion July 6, 2017

While celebrity investor blunders are often cited, stars can invest successfully as well. A case in point is movie A-lister George Clooney, who recently sold his tequila company Casamigos to spirits company Diageo for $1 billion. $700 million of that comes up-front, with as much as $300 million available depending on the company’s performance over...

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Celebrity Investing Mistakes: Learning From Johnny Depp June 21, 2017

As one of the biggest movie stars of the past couple decades, it goes without saying that Johnny Depp has made a tremendous amount of money. However, his current financial troubles highlight the truth to the old saying, “it’s not how much you make, it’s how much you keep.” The depth of Depp’s financial difficulties...

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The Story of Samuel Rad as Told to VoyageLA May 18, 2017
Samuel Rad Financial Advisor and Team

Los Angeles, California — Samuel Rad is a leading financial advisor among famous celebrities and founder of the “Affluencer Financial” planning firm. In an exclusive interview, he told his tale of rising from humble beginnings to the place of prominence and respect he enjoys today. Samuel Rad was born in Iran during the time of the...

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Celebrity Financial Advisor Samuel Rad Comments on Richard Simmons’ Net Worth May 18, 2017

Los Angeles, California- Richard Simmons would most likely never have to work another day in his life if he doesn’t want to. Therefore it does not come as a surprise that these days he has chosen to relax at his Hollywood Hills mansion. In recent months, this 68-year old tank top and short shorts-wearing motivational...

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Samuel Rad Explains The Financial Repercussions of Kim Kardashian´s Social Media Hiatus May 18, 2017

Paris, France – Since being bound, gagged and robbed at gunpoint last week in her Paris hotel room, Kim Kardashian has retracted from the public’s eye in quite a significant manner.  The reality star has, due to the attack suspended the production of the show her family has on E! – Keeping up With the...

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Samuel Rad, Celebrity Financial Advisor, Explains Kim Kardashian West´s Estimated Loss Due to Her Social Media Hiatus May 18, 2017

Los Angeles, California- Kim Kardashian West, the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star was robbed in Paris, and due to this she has stopped posting on social media and has suspended all commitments indefinitely – these decisions could end up costing her over $1 million a month. Since she was bound, gagged and robbed of...

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Investment Blunders Celebrities Make May 18, 2017

When it comes to investing, while celebrities may have more money to invest than the average investor, their results are not necessarily stellar – and, in some cases, may be worse. Certain mistakes seem to occur more often in the case of celebrities, perhaps due to the unique pressures facing such individuals. We look at...

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6 Tips for Smart Investors May 7, 2017

Investing always involves some degree of uncertainty: markets can be volatile, and the economic conditions which underlie market performance can be difficult to predict. Because of this, incorporating time-tested investing principles that can help you steer a steady course through market vicissitudes is essential to designing a successful investment strategy. The tips listed below offer...

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Tips for Drawing Up an Estate Plan April 27, 2017

An estate plan is a necessity if you want to make sure that your assets are inherited by the people you want to inherit them, whatever the size of your estate. In cases where estate taxes apply, having an estate plan can reduce the taxes your beneficiaries will have to pay. The following tips are...

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How to Perform a Financial Tune-Up April 19, 2017

Managing your finances is a bit like keeping a car operating in tip-top shape – a tune-up is recommended every now and then to ensure everything is running smoothly. The tips listed below can help you analyze your finances with an eye to making any necessary improvements to your financial strategy. Understand Your Risk Tolerance...

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Stellar Celebrity Investments April 17, 2017

Celebrity investors have a reputation for making risky investments, some of which don’t end up well. While their win-loss record may be no better or worse than that of the average investor, their notoriety means that any investment they make is more likely to attract attention. Still, not all celebrity investments go bad, and some...

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Celebrities Do Venture Capital! March 30, 2017

The news that Kobe Bryant plans to launch a venture capital fund with his partner Jeff Stibel focusing on investments in tech and media companies comes as no surprise to those who follow celebrity investors. Especially among athletes, who presumably have a fair amount of time to focus on business once their playing days are...

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10 Celebrities Who Are Also Business Moguls March 18, 2017

The entertainment business is well known for richly rewarding its most successful practitioners. What is not as well known is that a number of celebrities have also made or added to their fortunes as successful business owners. A selection of celebrities who double as business moguls follows below: George Clooney: Casamigos Tequila George Clooney, along...

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