Retirement Resources President, Dave Boike, Considers The Many Mothers Who Were Unexpectedly Lost To COVID-19, Making Mother’s Day Unbearably Sad For So Many.
Retirement Resources President and Investment Advisor, Dave Boike, honors the many mothers who were lost to COVID-19 during the course of the pandemic and speaks to how difficult Mother’s Day must have been and will continue to be for so many children who lost mothers to this disease.
Auburn Hills, MI — May 15, 2021— Dave Boike, President of Retirement Resources and co-author of The Ultimate Success Guide with Brian Tracy published a new blog post on the company website entitled, “So Many Mothers Unexpectedly Lost To COVID-19.” Mr. Boike provides some heartbreaking statistics that bring new light to Mother’s Day.
Boike writes, “We just celebrated Mother’s Day on Sunday, May 9th. Yet what was a day of great joy for many of us was a day of deep, unthinkable grief for so many more.” He continues, “At least 40,000 children have lost a parent to COVID-19 since the beginning of the pandemic. About three-quarters of those who lost parents are adolescents.” https://www.msnbc.com/opinion/why-covid-makes-mother-s-day-extremely-hard-so-many-n1266702
As Boike points out, “A total of 400,000 people have lost their lives to COVID so far, and 250,000 of those were woman, many of whom were mothers.” https://www.usatoday.com/story/life/health-wellness/2021/05/07/pandemic-mothers-day-hurts-those-grieving-moms-lost-covid-19/4949197001/ He goes on to state, “The numbers are staggering and shed new light on Mother’s Day. I cannot imagine the depth of despair and grief so many people young and perhaps not so young who lost mothers must be experiencing. Our mothers are irreplaceable, indispensable to our lives and we want them to be with us forever.”
Read the entire blog post at https://www.theretirementresource.org/single-post/so-many-mothers-unexpectedly-lost-to-covid-19
About Dave Boike
Dave is a well-known financial educator, co-author of The Ultimate Success Guide with Brian Tracy, author of High Tide and contributing author of 21st Century Wealth. For over 30 years, Dave has been teaching investors age 55+ how to preserve their assets, increase their income, and reduce income taxes. He has taught Retirement Planning Classes at Michigan State University, Wayne State University and Oakland Community College.
For over 4 years, Dave was featured on NBC25 every weeknight at 6PM, discussing the daily market wrap-up. Many area retirees have used Dave’s advice to enjoy a financially independent retirement.
Dave is a Chartered Financial Consultant, a designation awarded only to the most experienced advisors who have completed a 10-course program of study, through the American College in Pennsylvania, focusing on Tax, Investment, Risk Management, Retirement and Estate Planning. He is an approved Member of the International Association of Registered Financial Planners, the Society of Financial Service Professionals. As a strong advocate of education, Dave recently spoke at The Michigan Association of CPA’s, and has taught retirement planning classes at Michigan State Education Center, Wayne State University, and Oakland Community College
Dave’s latest book, High Tide, A Practical Guide for Affluent Retirees to Protect, Profit and Prosper from the Coming Storm, talks specifically on the important challenges retirees are facing today and some new cutting-edge solutions to address those challenges. He teaches you in this easy-to-read book how to take the steps necessary to achieve your successful retirement.
Dave is Managing Member and Chief Compliance Officer of Retirement Resources, LLC, a Registered Investment Advisory Firm. Every year, since 2011, Retirement Resources has been awarded the 5 Star Wealth Manager of Michigan, which is only given to the top 7% of advisory firms.
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