Retirement Expert Jack Phelps Publishes New Blog Explaining That “Rules Of Thumb” Are Often Dangerous When It Comes To Retirement Planning

Jack Phelps, founder of The Relaxing Retirement Coach, explains that, in order to confidently spend the money you’ve taken your entire life to accumulate, you can’t rely on generalized ‘rules of thumb’ published for the masses.

Wellesley, MA – February 7, 2012Jack Phelps, founder of The Relaxing Retirement Coach, a Retirement Coaching company, recently published a blog on his website ( urging retirees to ignore general, non-specific financial advice. The blog, titled “Putting ‘Rules of Thumb’ to Bed,” explains why you have to make financial decisions based on ‘your numbers’ only.

Jack Phelps writes, “If the consequences of blindly following rules of thumb like this weren’t so costly and dangerous, I’d settle for just saying they’re silly. However, the stakes are just too high.”

The Relaxing Retirement Coach, Inc. provides their members with the ‘missing structure’ they need to make a seamless and relaxing transition to their retirement years so they can confidently do everything they want to do without worrying about money.  Their Relaxing Retirement Coaching Program™ provides members with a personalized, one-on-one retirement coaching relationship with constant attention to each and every detail necessary for them to consistently enjoy a relaxing retirement experience.

The entire blog can be found at

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About Jack Phelps

Prior to developing The Relaxing Retirement Coaching Program back in 1994, Jack spent five years as a registered representative with Prudential Financial Services. In 1992, he received his Chartered Financial Consultant designation from The American College in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. In 1989, Jack graduated from Holy Cross College in Worcester, Massachusetts with a B.A. in Economics.

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