The Fruitful Retirement- A Financial Framework for Your Life's Greatest Chapter

Redefining retirement, Redefining you

Retirement is important and I am here to talk about something just as important as retirement: YOUR LIFE.

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What are you going to do with the rest of your life?

It's a scary question. Even now, you might still be figuring out what you want to be when you "grow up." Or you may have been working so hard you forgot to pause and ask yourself, "What do I want?" The possibilities are endless which is why it's so scary. You can do anything but what if you don’t know what you want to do?!

This is a common fear and it’s one that keeps people stuck. As you’re reading this you might even be holding your breath as that last question sinks in. The problem is, you’re thinking about this in a linear way. You think you need to have all the answers before you take action because you’re worried you’re going to make a wrong decision. To avoid the discomfort you…

...put it off until tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow never comes as you continue to bury yourself in work, but the one thing you can’t put off is time.

The fact that you’re even thinking about all of this means you also have an awareness that you don’t know what you don’t know, but you want to:

Be educated on the things you don't know by someone you can trust

Get your questions answered, and

Know that the things you're concerned about are totally normal

And you also want to take a proactive approach to building your fruitful retirement.

It’s not too late to start working on improving how you’re spending your time or saving your money.

What if you had a field guide that would help you answer the question, "What's Next?"

That’s exactly why I wrote The Fruitful Retirement. There is no one-size fits all answer to that question. What you do next is very individualized to you so I’m not claiming I have the exact answers but I have had thousands of people, just like you, sitting across from me in my office asking me the same question. The Fruitful Retirement helps you find your own answers.


Comfort knowing you have a plan in place that protects your financial future

Security of a plan so your assets can live longer than you

A weight lifted off your shoulders

The ability to do what you choose with your time without concern of money

Knowing there’s a plan in place if there’s a healthcare event

Knowing your family is taken care of when you’re no longer around

Proven, tested strategies to manage your money in a way that best suits you

Retirement itself is not the magical destination society tells us it is, but you can choose to make it magical. The Fruitful Retirement is a powerful tool to help you think about the endless possibilities for the next chapter of your life and how you can be prepared for them.

Tara Bradford

Host of Handle Everything Podcast

Hi! I'm Jim Degaetano...

I’m the President of Diamond Wealth Advisors, Author, and Speaker. My commitment to helping you gain clarity over your retirement was the driver behind publishing The Fruitful Retirement. I’m also a sought after speaker on the topics of strategic planning, retirement, and relationship capital. I received my Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Shippensburg University and my Master of Business Administration from Widener. I reside in Carlisle, PA with my wife Jen and my two kids Anna and Garrett, who have both given their seal of approval to my new children's book Larry the Bunny Saves his Money.

Jim DeGaetano, Financial Planner and Author

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About the Book

Is it possible to have clarity and peace of mind about my retirement?

Yes! The Fruitful Retirement is your ultimate guide for planning the most exciting chapter of your life. It's an easy-to-follow method so you can plan now and enjoy later.  DeGaetano’s writing style will have you engaged from the start.  His application of the retirement process is so simple it is transcending.  Anyone looking for a better way to visualize their retirement journey will benefit from this read.

If you are searching for a book that can cover the foundation to help set yourself up for an enjoyable retirement outside of the stress and worry of finances, this book is for you.

The Fruitful Retirement- A Financial Framework for Your Life's Greatest Chapter

Your financial path to clarity starts with a process for planning.

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