July 4, 2011 - From the July edition of the Greater Knoxville Business Journal - Jim Brogan: Long-term strategy should account for uncertainty:
I am frequently asked if inflation will soon be an economic issue for us. Fueled by the shock of pulling up to the gas pump on a weekly basis, many are concerned that rampant price increases may be right around the corner.
Let's look at the impact of inflation on our long-term financial success.
This year the oldest members of the baby-boom generation are turning 65. When they were born in 1946, a first-class stamp cost 3 cents. A first-class stamp today costs 44 cents. The change in the price of a stamp illustrates how inflation becomes the greatest stealth tax, robbing us of purchasing power.
June 10, 2011 - Read what Jim Brogan had to say in the Knoxville News Sentinel article Edward Jones aims to add to East Tennessee presence. The article says:
Jim Brogan, the president of local retirement-planning firm Brogan Financial, agreed that the wave of retirees is boosting the financial services industry, and said market conditions are somewhat fragile right now. "And so people are looking for answers and they want guidance and they want help," he added.
Asked what baby boomers should be doing, Brogan said they need to be cautious and cited issues like the federal debt ceiling and the threat to Medicare and the health care industry. "All those potentially could lead to a lot of volatility, and the last thing somebody wants to see when they’re on the cusp of retirement is to have their portfolio drop 30 percent," he said.
January 20, 2011 - Jim Brogan appeared in the Knoxville News Sentinel business section on Thursday, January 20, 2011 to discuss impacts of 2011 tax law changes.
July 20, 2010 - KNOXVILLE - University of Tennessee, Knoxville, alumnus Jim Brogan of Brogan Financial has established the Beauchamp E. Brogan Investment Fellowship at the College of Business Administration in honor of his father. Beauchamp, a retired attorney in Knoxville, served as general counsel and secretary to UT’s Board of Trustees for 25 years.
April 2010 - Radio Show Rebranded – More Living with Jim Brogan launched on April 18 in replacement of the Well Preserved title. Each More Living show will highlight at least one guest discussing a current topic, along with the “More Cent$” segment featuring a nugget of Jim’s financial knowledge. The “Salute” which features a retiree who is living life their way, will also be included in most every show. Nominations can be made by clicking on the More Living page of this site and the blue Salute button on that page. Stay tuned to WNOX on Sunday mornings from 7-8 a.m. for More Living with Jim Brogan!