Ford is a fiduciary and licensed financial advisor. Ford and his private wealth management firm help protect and grow their clients’ wealth. He is also a registered Social Security Analyst to help pre-retirees and retirees choose when to begin taking Social Security income which is one of the most important decisions a retiree can make. Prior to founding Active Wealth Management, Ford exponentially grew over a dozen companies as a Chief Marketing Officer, he’s passionate about growing our client’s wealth and has over ten years experience in the financial industry. Ford also helped successfully grow a $3 Billion Registered Investment Adviser (RIA) and a $2 Billion Independent Marketing Organization (IMO) from start-up phase to mature and significant profitability as a minority owner in both companies.
He holds an undergraduate business degree and an MBA with a dual concentration in Finance and Economics. Ford is a member of the Forbes Finance Council and contributes articles to forbes.com regularly. He has also published articles on FoxBusiness.com. Ford hosts The Active Wealth Radio Show on WGKA 920 AM on Saturdays 12:00-1:00 PM in Atlanta. He educates clients to help them invest and retire successfully.
Most People Leave Money on the Table
Very few people get all the Social Security they deserve.
The average household is losing $111,000 in potential income.
Social Security gives you one chance to get it right – forever.
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Discover important information for your situation.
If you are married, you may be able to collect up to one-half of your spouse’s Social Security benefit. This won’t affect your spouse’s checks. Ask an RSSA® for details.
If you are divorced and 62 or older, you may qualify to receive Social Security benefits from your ex-spouse — in addition to your own Social Security payments. Ask an RSSA® for details.
If your spouse has passed away, you may be eligible for a survivor benefit. The extra money may be essential for you. Ask an RSSA® for details.
If you are single, and solely responsible for your retirement, making the optimal Social Security claiming decision is particularly important. Ask an RSSA® about your options.
As a self-employed person, you may be able to decrease your payroll taxes — yet still receive the maximum income from Social Security. Ask an RSSA® for details.
Social Security can provide valuable disability benefits if you qualify, but these benefits — and how you qualify for them — are often misunderstood. Ask an RSSA® for details.