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Maximizing Outcomes

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Welcome to the Maximizing Outcomes podcast, brought to you by Jim McGovern and the McGovern Wealth Group. Achieving bigger and better results with money, family, and business isn’t about creating a bigger to-do list for yourself. It’s about who can help you create results, without you having to do all the work. Listen as we provide uncommon perspectives, powerful resources, and experienced people that can help you Maximize Outcomes in your life.

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Welcome to the Maximizing Outcomes podcast, brought to you by Jim McGovern and the McGovern Wealth Group. Achieving bigger and better results with money, family, and business isn’t about creating a bigger to-do list for yourself. It’s about who can help you create results, without you having to do all the work. Listen as we provide uncommon perspectives, powerful resources, and experienced people that can help you Maximize Outcomes in your life.

Language:

English

Contact:

412-799-8850


Episodes

Using Life Insurance as an Asset in Your Portfolio (Ep. 23)

5/5/2023
In this episode, Bobby Samuelson, President and CEO of Life Innovators, breaks down the complexities of traditional fixed income investing options, and explores how life insurance can be used as an asset in your overall portfolio. He breaks down how whole life insurance can be a versatile financial instrument, used for the protection of families … Continue reading Using Life Insurance as an Asset in Your Portfolio (Ep. 23) →

Duration:00:52:27

How Much Life Insurance Can You Own? (Ep. 22)

4/21/2023
It’s impossible to measure the value of a human life. Who you are as a person, and what you mean to your family, friends, and your community, cannot be measured or a dollar value placed upon it. If you suddenly died, such a loss would be permanent, profound, and irreplaceable. Your future earnings potential is … Continue reading How Much Life Insurance Can You Own? (Ep. 22) →

Duration:00:36:31

The Benefits of Employee Stock Ownership Plans for Business Owners with Ken Alter (Ep. 21)

4/7/2023
With years of experience in helping businesses plan their exit strategies, Ken Alter, Managing Director at Planning Alliance, shares his insights on the mechanics of ESOPs(Employee Stock Ownership Plans), their benefits for both employers and employees and how they can be used as an effective tool for selling a business while maintaining control and achieving … Continue reading The Benefits of Employee Stock Ownership Plans for Business Owners with Ken Alter (Ep. 21) →

Duration:00:46:49

Retirement Accounts, Are They Worth the Investment? (Ep. 20)

3/24/2023
While retirement accounts have powerful tax advantages, they might also have significant disadvantages if we don’t understand the rules. In this episode, Jim McGovern discusses retirement accounts and how individuals need to think critically about how these accounts work, know the rules of the game as they stand today, and consider their circumstances before deciding … Continue reading Retirement Accounts, Are They Worth the Investment? (Ep. 20) →

Duration:00:47:55

Protecting Against Risks of Lawsuits, Accidents, and Property Loss with Mike Moore (Ep. 19)

3/10/2023
Insurance is often marketed based on finding lower prices, but it’s time to take a closer look at the quality of the coverage you’re purchasing. In this episode, Michael Moore, CAPI, CPRM, PLCS, of Marsh McLennan Agency joins the show to discuss how accidents and other risks can lead to multi-million dollar lawsuits, and how … Continue reading Protecting Against Risks of Lawsuits, Accidents, and Property Loss with Mike Moore (Ep. 19) →

Duration:00:43:56

Estate Planning Built On Dynasty Trusts with Jerry Wegley (Ep. 18)

2/24/2023
You want to make sure your protection in your estate plan is complete and it’s engineered with extreme conditions in mind. Yet many people have wills and trust with safety features that expire when the beneficiaries at a certain age. In this episode, Jim McGovern talks with Jerry Wegley, an attorney with KnoxLaw about why … Continue reading Estate Planning Built On Dynasty Trusts with Jerry Wegley (Ep. 18) →

Duration:00:42:51

All The Ins And Outs of Student Loans With Mackensie Ellis (Ep.17)

2/10/2023
If you’re feeling stressed about your student loans, we hope this episode can provide relief and support to help you clear your debts. With the latest announced student loan forgiveness program, there have been many prompting questions about ways to control student loan debt. In this episode, Jim McGovern talks with Mackensie Ellis, manager of … Continue reading All The Ins And Outs of Student Loans With Mackensie Ellis (Ep.17) →

Duration:00:47:10

How To Create A Buy-Sell Agreement (Ep.16)

1/27/2023
One of the most important documents that a business owner should have is a buy-sell agreement which doesn’t seem to get a whole lot of attention. In this episode, Jim McGovern shares a step-by-step process for creating a buy-sell agreement without losing out on the value of your business. He will give you tips on … Continue reading How To Create A Buy-Sell Agreement (Ep.16) →

Duration:00:40:30

Knowing The Value of Your Business With Jason Early (Ep.15)

1/13/2023
98% of business owners don’t know the value of their business. Yet, most business owners are banking on the sale of their company someday to fund their retirement. In this episode, Jim McGovern talks with Jason Early, president of BizEquity, to discuss why you deserve to know the value of your business and what you … Continue reading Knowing The Value of Your Business With Jason Early (Ep.15) →

Duration:00:34:19

Defined Outcome Investing By Using Structured Notes With Jason Barsema (Ep.14)

12/30/2022
Structured notes have sometimes been perceived as investments for only the rich and wealthy. Now with the competitive marketplace, financial advisors have access to low-cost, accessible structured notes that offer investment solutions any individual investor can access. In the episode, Jason Barsema, CEO of Halo Investing, discusses the details of structured notes, when to use … Continue reading Defined Outcome Investing By Using Structured Notes With Jason Barsema (Ep.14) →

Duration:00:49:53

Are You Successful, But Not Fulfilled? With Emily Melious (Ep.13)

12/16/2022
1 in 3 workers are willing to consider a lower paying job if it was a more fulfilling job. It can be nearly impossible to be fulfilled in your life if you are not fulfilled at work. In this episode, Emily Melious, CEO and fulfillment coach at Launch Consulting, discusses why fulfillment equals the alignment … Continue reading Are You Successful, But Not Fulfilled? With Emily Melious (Ep.13) →

Duration:00:42:37

Debunking Social Security Myths With Elaine Floyd, CFP® (Ep.12)

12/2/2022
Are you properly claiming your Social Security benefits? Most people don’t put enough careful thought into Social Security claims and this mistake can leave you with a reduced retirement income. In this episode, Jim McGovern talks with Elaine Floyd, CFP®, and author of Savvy Social Security Planning For Boomers. She debunks some of the most … Continue reading Debunking Social Security Myths With Elaine Floyd, CFP® (Ep.12) →

Duration:00:35:30

How to Protect, Grow and Exit Your Company (Ep.11)

11/18/2022
During the life of a business whether it be a company that is big or small, business owners put in long hours, wear different hats, and are pulled in different directions with no shortage of stress. In this episode, Jim McGovern talks about a clear path to follow so you can protect the company you … Continue reading How to Protect, Grow and Exit Your Company (Ep.11) →

Duration:00:33:35

The Fundamentals Of Investing (Ep.10)

11/4/2022
Do you know what ingredients are in your investment portfolio, the recipe being used and why? Do you know how markets work, the factors that influence your long-term returns, and what to expect out of your portfolio based on how it’s designed? Without an intuitive and logical framework to follow, investing can be confusing, intimidating, … Continue reading The Fundamentals Of Investing (Ep.10) →

Duration:00:42:41

Protecting Your Cash Flow (Ep.9)

10/21/2022
One of the most important financial resources that you have is cash flow. We use cash flow to determine how to spend, save and plan our money for the future. What happens to you when your cash flow stops as a result of a health-related matter? In this episode of Maximizing Outcomes, Jim McGovern discusses … Continue reading Protecting Your Cash Flow (Ep.9) →

Duration:00:34:09

The Importance Of A Will, Trust, and Power of Attorney with Brooke McMorrow (Ep.8)

10/7/2022
What would happen to your estate if you were to pass away tomorrow? Do you have a will in place for your family? States such as Pennsylvania cannot guarantee that the spouse of a deceased person will inherit 100% of the money when there isn’t a will in place. In this episode, Jim McGovern talks … Continue reading The Importance Of A Will, Trust, and Power of Attorney with Brooke McMorrow (Ep.8) →

Duration:00:44:03

Financial Advice For Parents of Children with Special Needs with Judy Herron, CPA (Ep.7)

9/23/2022
Every child is going to need different quantities of support from their parents. How can you establish and navigate the support systems that your child requires? In this episode, Jim McGovern talks with Judy Herron, CPA to discuss her story of raising her son Chaz and how she became proactive in creating his financial future, … Continue reading Financial Advice For Parents of Children with Special Needs with Judy Herron, CPA (Ep.7) →

Duration:00:41:33

Supporting Children With Special Needs With Mike Magulick (Ep.6)

9/9/2022
Everyone wants what’s best for their children even if they need a little extra support whether it be financially or emotionally. In this episode, Mike Magulick, co-founder and president of the board for the Miracle League of Moon Township, discusses his family’s story of raising and financially preparing for their child with disabilities and how … Continue reading Supporting Children With Special Needs With Mike Magulick (Ep.6) →

Duration:00:39:00

The Landscape of Special Education With Dr. Jessica Hall-Wirth (Ep.5)

8/26/2022
Navigating the education system is completely different when you have a child with special needs, but just because it’s different doesn’t mean it has to be any more complicated. In this episode of Maximizing Outcomes, Jim McGovern talks with Dr. Hall-Wirth, an assistant professor at Slippery Rock University in West Pennsylvania. Dr. Jessica Hall-Wirth outlines … Continue reading The Landscape of Special Education With Dr. Jessica Hall-Wirth (Ep.5) →

Duration:00:30:28

Protecting Your Child’s Future (Ep.4)

8/12/2022
What’s at stake when setting your child up for a successful financial future? What specific goals do you have in mind for your child? In this episode, Jim McGovern will give you practical insights and an overview of life planning, building a sustainable wealth for you and your children, and caring for your child’s future. … Continue reading Protecting Your Child’s Future (Ep.4) →

Duration:00:36:43