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- retirement planning -

How to position your investments in retirement, navigate the tax system,
choose when and how to draw down from your portfolio.

everything you need to know and do to set your finances on the right path for retirement is right here!

Would you join as a founder?

Give your feedback and ideas which will be implemented inside the course before the official launch

Get the special price offer, as a thank you for giving me your trust and feedback on the course

Access to all materials, including all future developments

Ask questions that are important to you and receive guidance early on

If yes, then you you'll love meaningful academy - retirement planning
which we will work to develop together in the coming months

Here’s why we developed meaningful academy

To help you set and achieve real financial goals

To help you learn what it means to invest effectively, and by the end, have all the tools you need to build and maintain your own investment portfolio

To help you to be intentional about staying on top of things as time goes along, with a robust regular review process

To help you cultivate self-awareness as an investor so that you are as prepared as possible for what your investing journey will throw at you

Thankfully, you are in the right place to achieve this...


*Image from Build Wealth, built last year

today you begin the journey of securing
your financial future

Work at your own pace
There will be 7 distinct modules with individual video lessons, guiding you step-by-step along the way.

2 of the modules are available at launch - see below

Clear actions to set you up for financial success 
Retirement Planning is not just about having comprehensive financial information. You'll learn exactly how to put it into action.

Stay on track with the included bonuses
Worksheets, quick guides, reviews and checklists will help you stay organised and move forward quickly.

Exclusive access to a Facebook Community
Connect with other students, ask questions, participate in the monthly live sessions, give and receive encouragement.

Live 'Ask Me Anything' sessions with Pete
This is your opportunity to ask the questions that are important to you.

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“I knew I needed to invest as well as save, but needed to have the assurance that I was making the right choices. I had a historical portfolio that had grown by topsy and I didn't really understand why I had my chosen investments.

Working through the Meaningful Academy - Build Wealth gave me a firm basis from which to re-evaluate my choices. The modules were very clearly explained by Pete and gave me so much information.

All the stuff I wish I knew 20 years ago! I now have the confidence to make correct choices and can feel confident to stick with them even when the market conditions are tough!

Voyant Go has made a tremendous difference to my financial planning. It is such a powerful planning tool, yet easy to use.

The Build Wealth section of the Academy is clear and has really set me in the right direction. I thoroughly recommend it.”

what will be included in retirement planning

these are the seven modules which we will develop together:
1 - making the leap

This module (which is available at launch) is the setup.

Essentially, it is outlining the key factors in approaching retirement, taking in income sources, expenditure, early retirement, preparing your various pensions and investments for the journey, and planning the first few years.

2 - investing for
--- Coming soon - will be developed with founders ---

Investing in retirement is (or should be) different from the accumulation phase. This module is split into two parts - firstly a deep-dive on how investing works generally, lifted from the Build Wealth phase of the Academy.

Then we take that high-level knowledge and apply it to the unique timeline of retirement, building what I call a Cashflow Ladder which gives your money the best chance of outliving you and keeping pace with inflation.

3 - planning your

I think this is my favourite module - and it’s available at launch -because it involves planning your retirement using the incredible Voyant Go planning app which is included free for a year as part of your membership.

The module walks you through how to use the app, and how to plan things like income withdrawals, as well as determine things like the investment return you will need to make your money last the course. It’s powerful, exciting stuff!

4 - finessing your
--- Coming soon - will be developed with founders ---

Here we go into the detail of making good decisions in retirement, for example drawing from pensions or ISAs? Or retiring early and bridging the gap before state or occupational pensions kick in.

There are as many different versions of the retirement journey as there are people retiring, so this module is designed to give you the tools to finesse your particular journey

5 - successful
--- Coming soon - will be developed with founders ---

For many of us, retirement is a 30- or even a 40- year journey and it’s important to keep a handle on the various moving parts of your finances throughout.

This module looks not only at reviewing your investments, but also your changing cashflow needs throughout retirement.

6 - financial behaviour in retirement
--- Coming soon - will be developed with founders ---

If you’ve listened to the MeMo podcast at all, you’ll know that I emphasise the importance of good financial behaviour.

We can so easily derail our financial progress by making bad decisions. It’s important to know how this can work, so we can do our best not to travel that road.

7 - later life issues
--- Coming soon - will be developed with founders ---

There’s no getting away from the fact that retirement is the last act in the stage show of our lives.

And that means that inevitably our minds will start to turn towards the end game, giving away assets, wills and power of attorney planning all that stuff which, while it isn’t exactly fun, is extremely important.

voyant go

the first year is Included in your retirement planning membership

Voyant Go is the most powerful financial planning software in the world, yet easy for non-financial professionals to use.

There are videos in Retirement Planning to walk you through building your first financial plan in Voyant Go. The best part is that your first year subscription to the app is included in your Academy membership. (To retain access after the first year, there is an annual fee to pay. You will keep your access to the Retirement Planning curriculum indefinitely regardless of whether or not you continue your Voyant Go subscription.)

All retirement planning Members Get Access To:

Thriving Facebook private community

This is easily one of the best bonuses of Meaningful Academy - Retirement Planning which will naturally continue to expand and become better.

Joining the group is reserved only for students of this course. Connect with other students, ask questions, participate in the monthly live sessions, give and receive encouragement along the way.

Workbooks, guides, checklists

Apart from the main video lessons in Retirement Planning, we have included additional materials to help you move forward confidently, organise your finance and keep track of what's going on.

Included are workbooks, cheatsheets, quick guides, review sheets, planning tools, questions to ask your providers and much more.

All these can be printed and filled by hand or used digitally.

Monthly live q&A sessions

Each month, I (Pete Matthew) host a private Live Q&A Session in the Facebook group mentioned above.

This is your opportunity to ask a specific question and get the answer you need to move forward. So, if you feel stuck or there's something that we can address, I'd be happy to do so.

Otherwise, you can always reach me by email if it's a sensitive question.

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