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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!

9/6/2017
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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:00:12:03

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…

8/7/2017
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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:00:11:41

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:00:13:39

Mr. Stillman’s Opus - Realistic Expectations

5/24/2017
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How realistic are your expectations when it comes to making plans for your retirement?

Duration:00:13:22

Mr. Stillman’s Opus - 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

Mr. Stillman’s Opus - 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:00:12:42

Mr. Stillman’s Opus - Low Hanging Fruit

3/28/2017
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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

Mr. Stillman’s Opus - Retirement Regrets

3/15/2017
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What are the biggest financial regrets that people have once they get to retirement age? Learn from the mistakes of others and avoid these regrets yourself.

Duration:00:19:01

Mr. Stillman’s Opus - Keeping it in Context

3/1/2017
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John Stillman discusses the importance of knowing the purpose of each of your invested dollars and keeping that purpose in mind when you’re evaluating your accounts.

Duration:00:11:17

Mr. Stillman’s Opus - Retirement Planning for Women

2/14/2017
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Jeannette Bajalia, founder of Woman’s Worth, joins John to talk about the specific challenges that women face when it comes to financial and retirement planning.

Duration:00:12:48

Mr. Stillman’s Opus - More Than Just Investing

2/1/2017
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Jim Dischert, founder of 360 Financial Group in Chicago, joins John to talk about the many different facets of retirement planning.

Duration:00:12:11

Mr. Stillman’s Opus - Event-Based Investing

1/17/2017
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Dan Cuprill, founder of Matson and Cuprill in Cincinnati, joins John to talk about the follies of investing based on what’s going on in the news.

Duration:00:20:08

Mr. Stillman’s Opus - Retirement Communities

1/4/2017
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We get a lot of questions about retirement communities–both about what they’re like and what it takes to move into one. Teresa Mize, Director of Marketing at The Cedars of Chapel Hill, joins John this week to discuss…

Duration:00:23:37

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