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Financial and retirement planning with financial planner Lee Perkins, president of JL Perkins Wealth Management in the Macon, Georgia area. Get ready for a good dose of inspiration, simplicity, implementation and, of course, clarity on each and every show. Lee will explore the ways you can successfully prepare for retirement and how to grow and preserve your wealth.
On this episode, we’re going to get tax insights from local professional Steven Brewer, CPA, who specializes in working with business owners but is also very knowledgeable when it comes to individual tax planning.
Here is some of what you’ll learn on this show:
- Lee’s first accounting class and why he immediately changed his major. (1:49)
- Where does Steven see taxes going in the future and how does that impact investing today? (6:00)
- The tax planning opportunities that most people look including a few specific to Georgia residents. (8:43)
- What can you do to prepare for the increasing tax environment that we’re in? (12:10)
- The things that trigger audits and when they typically happen. (17:15)
- Advice he would give business owners that want to be more proactive. (19:45)
Episode Show Notes
Don’t dread this as much as you hated hearing these words as a kid, but it’s time for a pop quiz! We’re putting retirement planning preparedness under the microscope with 5 critical questions to which you need to know the answers. So sharpen those pencils and let’s see how ready you are for retirement.
The bucket strategy is a commonly used plan when it comes to retirement. This allows you to allocate money for different goals and helps keep you calm when things are looking down. Lee will discuss what each bucket is for, some common investment vehicles for each of them, and how this might benefit you when putting together a plan.
The market is down right now and has a lot of people panicking about what to do with their investments. But there are potential opportunities out there if you look closely. On this episode, we give 5 potential strategies you may be able to utilize during this time.
There are plenty of external factors that often negatively influence our chances of having a successful retirement. But often, failure comes from within. On this episode, we’ll talk about some of the common ways people get in their own way when it comes to financial planning.
On this episode of the podcast, we chat with Joe and Suzanne Best. Before retirement, Joe worked as a federal probation officer and Suzanne worked in the public education sector. Once retirement was a reality, they decided to move into a retirement community. We will talk with them about what their experience has been like and what their lifestyle looks like now.
There are certain age milestones where you should really pay attention to your retirement planning progress. On this episode, we’ll look at the most important birthdays as you approach retirement and cover the exact things you should be checking off your to-do list at each age.
Housing is a really important topic for a lot of retirees because, for many of us, it’s the biggest asset we’ll ever own or manage. We want to get that part of our financial equation correct, so it’s no surprise it takes up a nice slice of the retirement planning conversation. On this episode, we’ll cover some common housing questions from retirees and hopefully hit on an issue that might also be on your mind.
When it comes to your money, you might have several different voices in your head— maybe the voice of greed, or the voice of fear, and sometimes the voice of wisdom. Let’s look at some things we might hear from the voice of greed so you know how to recognize it when you hear it…
After listening to today’s episode, you’ll never attend another baseball game with the family and look at it the same way. We’re going to show you how taking some of baseball’s most basic principles can also lead to financial success in your retirement portfolio. So, grab your peanuts and crackerjacks and let’s take the financial field.
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