Are we on the brink of a retirement renaissance or stormy seas ahead? On this episode, we jump into the pressing issues of Social Security, healthcare, taxes, stock market trends, and long-term care. Whether you're an eternal optimist or cau-tious pessimist, this episode will equip you with perspectives to plan your retirement years with confidence as we ask the longstanding question, “Is the glass half full or half empty?”
As you prepare for retirement, you want to make sure you’re doing everything you can to secure your financial future. We’ve talked a lot on this podcast about strategies to help you grow your wealth for retirement, but it’s just as important to consider the risks that could wipe out your savings entirely. On today’s episode, we’re covering the two big ways that you could lose every dime you have, and how to avoid these critical mistakes.
Everyone likes setting resolutions at the beginning of the new year but how often do those get broken within the first few weeks? It’s more beneficial to establish goals that we can build together and track not only this year but out on the horizon as well. In this episode, we want to [...]
Saving in your 401(k) can be an easy and painless way to build your retirement savings. But because it’s so easy and painless, it can also be easy to ignore for long periods of time, which often leads to mistakes. We’ll cover at least the top 5 mistakes people make in their 401(k)s. Here’s [...]
Just like the lights on your dashboard can indicate if something is wrong with your car (like low tire pressure or leaking oil), there are indicators in your financial life that might point out that you have a problem that needs to be addressed. You might have watched your parents retire in their early [...]
There are certain things in life we just can’t predict. If we knew the answers to some of these questions, planning for retirement would sure be a lot easier. So let’s see how you go about constructing a plan that addresses the kinds of questions to which you can’t possibly know the answers.
Time for a little fun on this episode. We’ll use some fill-in-the-blank prompts to spark a good discussion about relationships between advisors and their clients, the stock market, common planning mistakes, and much more!
The Coronavirus (COVID-19) is having a dramatic impact on our daily lives and many people are taking a huge financial hit from lost wages, a volatile stock market, and general economic uncertainty. Lee will give his thoughts on the current situation and why having a plan is so crucial in times like these. We will also discuss some financial truths that we can state with confidence and see what we can learn from them.
Even for people who have been very responsible with their money over the years, entering retirement can still be a challenge because it’s such a different stage of life. Let’s talk about some of the missteps that even responsible savers can make…