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Three Tax Tips

10/9/2018
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On this edition of the podcast, we’ll share with you three tax tips. Specifically, we’ll help you avoid making three crucial tax mistakes. Click the link for more in-depth reading in a recent blog post: https://mrstillmansopus.com/retirement/three-tax-tips/

Duration:00:09:25

Social Security Taxation

9/25/2018
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There’s a lot of confusion surrounding the taxation of Social Security. Join us as we seek to clear up the confusion on the podcast. Click the link for more in-depth reading in a recent blog post: https://mrstillmansopus.com/taxes/social-security-taxation/

Duration:00:10:31

Famous Last Words

9/11/2018
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We’ve all said and done things we’ve later come to regret. Don’t let these financial phrases be your famous last words. Click the link for more in-depth reading in a recent blog post: https://mrstillmansopus.com/investing-behavior/famous-last-words/

Duration:00:10:32

The Cost Of Long-Term Care

8/22/2018
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What's the true cost of long term care? Well, that depends on what kind of care you need. Matt Ayotte and Alan Millikan, founders of Aegis Home Care, came by the studio to talk about different types of care and just how much each one can cost. Click the link for more in-depth reading in a recent blog post: https://mrstillmansopus.com/long-term-care/cost-long-term-care/

Duration:00:19:37

Seven Tips For Traveling

5/15/2018
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Kristin Staley joins us to share tips for making travel more efficient and pleasant. Take note of these seven tips the next time you travel and you'll make the whole experience better! Click the link for more in-depth reading in a recent blog post: https://mrstillmansopus.com/travel/seven-tips-traveling/

Duration:00:09:11

Misconceptions of Aging & Healthcare

5/1/2018
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Until you've actually experienced something for yourself, it's hard to know what to expect. And getting older is no different. Matt Ayotte and Alan Millikan, founders of Aegis Home Care, came by the studio to talk about four common misconceptions they see when it comes to the average person's understanding of the challenges of aging and healthcare planning. Click the link for more in-depth reading in a recent blog post:...

Duration:00:12:59

4 Rules for 401k Rollovers

2/27/2018
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First, try to say this episode title three times fast. Next, take a listen and learn what you need to know about rolling over your 401k.

Duration:00:11:10

Roth Conversions

1/30/2018
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Is a Roth conversion a logical move for you to make or not? John breaks down the pros and cons of converting money to Roth in various situations.

Duration:00:12:23

RMDs: The Basics

1/16/2018
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Most people are aware that they're required to start withdrawing money from their retirement accounts at some point. Some people even know that the magic age for this is 70 1/2. But very few people have appropriately factored this into their retirement income plan.

Duration:00:13:12

8 Travel Mistakes Retirees Should Avoid

1/2/2018
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For most retirees, travel is a big part of life. John is joined by travel consultant Kristin Staley to go over the eight common travel mistakes you should avoid!

Duration:00:15:49

Fake News!

9/7/2017
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We hear a lot about fake news in the political realm these days, but what about fake news in the financial world?

Duration:00:12:00

Dangerous Minds

8/21/2017
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Complacency, Overconfidence, Fear, Cynicism, and Despair. How do these five dangerous mindsets manifest themselves in the financial planning process and how can you be sure you're not harboring any of these in your own head?

Duration:00:13:37

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall...

8/8/2017
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Have you ever noticed that you look completely different in the bedroom mirror than you do in the bathroom mirror? In the same way, your portfolio can look completely different depending on how closely you look at certain things...

Duration:00:11:38

7 Deadly Sins & Retirement Planning

7/19/2017
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Pride, Envy, Wrath, Sloth, Greed, Gluttony, and Lust. How do these seven deadly sins manifest themselves in your retirement planning, and how can you be sure you're not guilty?

Duration:00:12:12

Silver and Gold, Silver and Gold, Everyone Wishes for Silver and Gold...

6/21/2017
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John is joined by Richard Pucciarelli, founder of Carolina Retirement Resources, to discuss the merits of precious metals as part of your portfolio.

Duration:00:10:26

Another Dot Com Crash?

6/6/2017
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A staggering percentage of this year's growth in the S&P 500 can be attributed to just a handful of companies--Facebook, Google, Apple, Amazon, and Microsoft. Is this a sign of another impending dot com crash? Brian Evans, founder of Madrona Financial Services, joins John to discuss.

Duration:00:13:37

Realistic Expectations

5/24/2017
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How realistic are your expectations when it comes to making plans for your retirement? We’ll give you a clear understanding of the planning process. Click the link for more in-depth reading in a recent blog post: https://mrstillmansopus.com/retirement-planning/realistic-expectations/

Duration:00:13:22

The Folly of the Risk Tolerance Discussion

4/28/2017
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John explains why the "risk tolerance" discussion about your investments is often a flawed conversation from the very beginning.

Duration:00:10:19

Mission Statements

4/14/2017
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What can we learn from the mission statements of some well-known companies and organizations and how can we apply that to our retirement planning?

Duration:00:12:16

Low Hanging Fruit

3/29/2017
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Sometimes the idea of constructing a complete retirement plan can be overwhelming to people. John Stillman discusses a few easy places to start that can be quick and painless, but they pay big dividends down the road.

Duration:00:11:41