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  • FT recognized Debra Brede as a FT 400 Financial Advisors 2020 in April 2020 for the previous year. Previous years' awards were recognized around the same time each year for the prior year. As a result of being recognized on this list, Ms. Brede was invited to be a member of the Financial Advisor IQ Leadership Council in 2022 and 2023.
  • Forbes recognized Debra Brede as a Top 250 Wealth Advisors in April 2023 for the twelve months ending 6/3/2022.
  • Forbes recognized Debra Brede Top Women Wealth Advisors in February 2023 for the year ending 9/30/2022.
  • Forbes recognized Debra Brede for Best-in-State in April 2023 for the twelve months ending 6/30/2022.
  • Barron’s recognized Debra Brede as a Hall of Fame Advisor in 2019 after being ranked for 10 or more years on any of the Top 100 Financial Advisors, Barron’s Top Women Financial Advisors, or Top 100 Independent Advisors.
  • Barron’s recognized Debra Brede as a Top 100 Women Financial Advisors in June 2023 for the twelve months ending 3/31/2023.
  • Barron’s recognized Debra Brede as a Top 1,200 Financial Advisor in March 2022 for the twelve months ending 9/30/2021.

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You're Retired... Now What?: Discovering & Funding Your Purpose-Driven Retirement

Everyone knows to prepare for their retirement. We track our money and plan diligently, but when the day finally comes that we can walk away from work, many are at a loss for the next step. We plan to retirement; not through retirement. The reality is, none of the planning leading up to retirement prepares you for managing your money during retirement, and that’s when things can get tricky. Until now. With her new book, You’re Retired… Now What?: Discovering & Funding Your Purpose-Driven Retirement, ForbesBooks author and wealth advisor Debra Brede shares with retirees how to make their money work for them during their golden years.

Changing the Conversation Around Retirement, Debra Brede

Wealth Advisor | ForbesBooks Author | Financial Speaker

Debra Brede isn’t much for small talk. Small talk wasn’t going to help her climb out of poverty; small talk didn’t make her the renowned wealth-building authority and retirement advisor she is today. Everything had to be about the bottom line, and it’s that ethos that guides Debra and all her life-changing work. Developed from a lifetime of industry experience, Debra Brede’s wealth management strategies put your values first, creating a positive impact for you, your loved ones, and the world.

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07/30/2020 - Retirement

With so much up in the air these days, the majority of Americans are worried not only about their health, but also about their financial well-being. But while virtually all of us are facing circumstances we haven’t seen in our lifetimes, as a wealth advisor, the concerns I hear about from my retired clients, friends, […]