Learn how you can invest in the Beanstox business,
Alongside Kevin O’Leary, Chairman & co-owner.

Here’s Why Mr. Wonderful is Very Concerned About Retirement Savings in the United States
The Motley Fool
Matthew Frankel, CFP (TMFMathGuy)

See Assumptions and Disclaimers

Kevin O’Leary, best known as Mr. Wonderful on NBC’s Shark Tank, is very concerned about the state of retirement savings and financial literacy in the United States.

O’Leary, who recently co-founded automated investing app Beanstox, recently sat down with me (virtually, of course) to share his concerns about younger Americans’ financial predicament and how he intends to be part of the solution.

We have a major financial problem in the United States
O’Leary’s mission started around the time the coronavirus outbreak started to spread across North America. “At the beginning of the pandemic — I’ve got a very large portfolio of companies, over 50 now — we were scrambling in March and April with PPP loans, and it gave us quite a wake-up call,” O’Leary said.

“That’s when I discovered that the majority of my employee base that are in their late 20s or early 30s — and we’re talking thousands of people in the up and down supply chain — had basically nothing saved. They had two weeks of salary, on average, in their bank accounts.”

The solution is simplicity
“The message is very simple. I’d like you to arrive in your 60s with something you can live on. That’s a notion most people can understand,” O’Leary says. “If you’re in your 20s or early 30s and you can just find a way to put $100 aside and do that each week and you invest it in the market, you’ll end up with somewhere around $1.5 million when you’re 65. And that’s a pretty good cushion.”

“The idea of Beanstox is that you attach it to your bank account, and you do a transfer of $100 a week. Or more if you wish. But the idea is once you put it into Beanstox, it does all the work. It auto-invests for you in ETFs — widely diversified portfolios — that will hopefully achieve the six to eight percent a year over a long period time.”

Excerpt. Read full article in The Motley Fool

Related News

Learn     News     Help Center

Beanstox Inc. (“Beanstox”) is an SEC registered investment adviser and has arranged for brokerage services to be provided by DriveWealth LLC., a registered broker-dealer and member of FINRA/SIPC. DriveWealth is not affiliated with Beanstox.

Investments in securities: Not FDIC Insured • No Bank Guarantee • May Lose Value
Investing in securities involves risks, and there is always the potential of losing money when you invest in securities. Before investing, consider your investment objectives and risk tolerance levels and Beanstox’s charges and expenses. The information provided herein is for illustrative purposes only and does not constitute personalized investment advice, recommendations or solicitations to hold, buy or sell any investment or security of any kind. Beanstox’s internet-based advisory services are designed to assist clients in achieving investment goals. They are not intended to provide comprehensive tax advice or financial planning with respect to every aspect of a client’s financial situation and do not incorporate specific investments that clients hold elsewhere. For more details, see our Form ADV Part 2A and Part 3 CRS and other disclosures.

All images and return figures shown are for illustrative purposes only and are not actual customer or model returns. Actual returns will vary greatly and depend on personal and market conditions. Past performance does not guarantee future results. Google Play and the Google Play logo are trademarks of Google, Inc. Apple, the Apple logo, and iPhone are trademarks of Apple, Inc., registered in the U.S.

Our site uses cookies and other similar technologies so that we can remember you and understand how you and other visitors use our site. Please see Beanstox Privacy Policy for more information.

© 2021 Beanstox Inc.