Ben Green discusses the often overlooked aspects of retirement planning.
Listen to the interview on the Business Innovators Radio Network: https://businessinnovatorsradio.com/interview-with-ben-green-co-founder-of-ready2retire/
Ben Green is the Co-Founder of Ready2Retire, a company specializing in customized retirement planning. Regardless of their asset levels, Ready2Retire works with clients ranging from those with $500 to their name to those with $50 million in assets. Ready2Retire offers a comprehensive financial planning process to address any loose ends and safeguard against potential threats to retirement.
For the past three years, Ben has been donating his time to the Foundation for Financial Education. Based in Maryland, the foundation collaborates with major corporations, as well as federal, county, and state employees nationwide. Ben’s objective is to ensure individuals have comprehensive financial planning in place to safeguard their retirement and desired lifestyle.
Ben’s primary goal is to educate people about their benefits, insurance, and finances, fostering an environment where they feel comfortable asking questions and making informed decisions about their retirement. He believes that there are no stupid questions when it comes to understanding these topics, as many people lack proper education in this area. Ben guides his clients through the entire financial planning process, ensuring they have all the necessary elements in place to protect their life in retirement. His focus is on empowering individuals to feel comfortable and well-informed about their retirement options, enabling them to make the best decisions for their future.
Ben said: “There are 2 sides to retirement: The Rewards and the Risks. We prepare clients for both to ensure an enjoyable retirement.”
About Ben Green
A native of Columbia, SC, Ben is Co-Founder & President of Ready2Retire, the leading retirement planning firm for people who want to retire with confidence. Ben greatly appreciates customer service and client satisfaction, honed from over 20 years of experience, and is recognized nationwide as a top retirement, insurance, Medicare, and Social Security planner.
He has over 2,000 clients and has educated over 10,000 people. Ben is also President and COO of Insurance Advantage, an employee benefits agency he co-founded 14 years ago. Ben has previously served as COO of a human resources staffing firm and as Vice President of Asia and Europe for an American software company.
Ben has extensive experience in economic development and consulting and worked as a Business Recruiter for South Carolina. Since Ben opened the Japan office in 2012, South Carolina has received over $2.2 billion in investment. In 2014, he was hired to write The Strategic Plan for the State of South Carolina.
Based on ten years working overseas in Japan, Brazil, & Spain, he wrote the Amazon Best Seller “The Global Superstar: How Your Students Can Develop an Advantage over Global Competition” to help students prepare for careers in this changing economy. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Finance from Morehouse College, an International MBA from The University of South Carolina, and certificates from UNC and Temple University.
He’s conversant in Japanese, Portuguese, and Spanish. He has served on numerous boards, including the South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities Association, the SC Chamber of Commerce, and the Columbia (SC) Chamber of Commerce. He’s a member of the Nashville City Club and the Nashville Kiwanis Club.
Ben splits time between his homes in Nashville, TN, and Columbia, SC, with his wife Kim, their two wonderful daughters Anna & Kate, and their dog Sophie. He loves traveling, spending time with friends and family, and helping his clients win.