Join Darren Vilardo of DaVinci Wealth for a FREE and informative workshop highlighting the 7 critical financial mistakes retirees make and how to avoid them.


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Find out what these folks know and avoid costly retirement mistakes!


  • Too much portfolio risk- How to quickly and easily evaluate all the positions in your portfolio.
  • Not aware of fees and expenses – How to find out exactly all the costs you are paying, both directly and indirectly.
  • Not guaranteeing basic income needs – how to protect your lifestyle against market downturns.
  • No tax strategy – How to reduce taxes paid on Social Security benefits and put more money pocket.
  • No RMD strategy – How to satisfy RMD requirements without putting your retirement lifestyle at risk.

These are just a few of the issues Darren will be highlighting, along with usable solutions and strategies to help you avoid some of these costly mistakes.

Retirement is an area of specialty, mistakes are costly.

What you don’t know can hurt you, and you don’t know what you don’t know!

We promise if you invest an hour of your time, you will leave knowing more than you knew!

You will get real, actionable solutions, not a sales pitch!

Date: August 16, 2016
Time: 10:00 am
Event: 7 Critical Mistakes Retirees make and How to Avoid Them
Topic: 7 Critical Mistakes Retirees Make and How to Avoid Them
Sponsor: DaVinci Wealth
(928) 237-3411
Venue: StoneRidge Country Club Clubhouse
Location: 1601 North Blufftop Drive
Prescott Valley, AZ 86314
Public: Public
Registration: Click here to register.
More Info: Click here for more information.

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“DaVinci Wealth Radio – 10 Questions to ask about Annuities”
by Darren Vilardo

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DaVinci Wealth Radio - 10 Questions to ask about Annuities
October 31, 2015

DaVinci Wealth Radio – 10 Questions to ask about Annuities


In this edition of DaVinci Wealth Radio, which originally aired on Halloween, I delve into a scary topic.  It’s the 10 questions you should ask about owning an annuity.

  1. Can I lose money?
  2. WillI pay a lot in fees?
  3. Will my cash flow fluctuate?
  4. Can I get my money if one of us becomes ill or passes away?
  5. Can I get income the rest of my life?
  6. Can my income grow to keep pace with inflation?
  7. Will I lose access to all of my money?
  8. Can I get more income with a “strategy”
  9. If I already have an annuity and I am not sure it’s still the best for me, what can I do?
  10. What is the best annuity?

Darren Vilardo also clarifies his position on the use of annuities in a retirement plan, his answer might surprise you!

Listen every week on the DaVinci Wealth Radio Network.

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Join Darren Vilardo of DaVinci Wealth ad bust the five myths that have been holding your plan for retirement back, so you can take control and build the future you imagined. Today’s world offers a lot of advice to hardworking people trying to prepare for retirement. The problem is, not all of the information is true.
True or False?
1. Buy and hold always wins
2. You cant make big returns without big risks
3. average returns tell an accurate story
4. You can effectively manage your own portfolio
5. If something is really that good, everyone would be doing it

Date: November 17, 2015
Time: 2:30 pm
Event: The 5 Retirement Myths
Topic: The 5 Retirement Myths
Sponsor: DaVinci Wealth
Venue: The Adult Center of Prescott
Location: 1280 E. Rosser Street
Prescott, AZ 86301
Registration: Click here to register.