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Pension Attention is a show dedicated to helping firefighters and police officers take charge of their finances to build a life they love. Your host Brad Barrett is a Managing Director and Partner at One Capital Management, a top ranked independent investment advisory firm managing $2B in assets for clients. He has advised families in the Los Angeles City Fire Department for over 12 years, is an active member in Kingdom Advisors, a biblically based advisory network and holds the certified financial planning designation.

Pension Attention is a show dedicated to helping firefighters and police officers take charge of their finances to build a life they love. Your host Brad Barrett is a Managing Director and Partner at One Capital Management, a top ranked independent investment advisory firm managing $2B in assets for clients. He has advised families in the Los Angeles City Fire Department for over 12 years, is an active member in Kingdom Advisors, a biblically based advisory network and holds the certified financial planning designation.

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Pension Attention is a show dedicated to helping firefighters and police officers take charge of their finances to build a life they love. Your host Brad Barrett is a Managing Director and Partner at One Capital Management, a top ranked independent investment advisory firm managing $2B in assets for clients. He has advised families in the Los Angeles City Fire Department for over 12 years, is an active member in Kingdom Advisors, a biblically based advisory network and holds the certified financial planning designation.

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English


Episodes

Don't Worry, It Will Be Okay!

10/4/2022
It has been a long 9 months so far this year, and many of us are not only tired... we are exhausted with the economy. But we cannot get discouraged. In this episode, Brad looks back at where we have come in 2022, looking at the third quarter of this year, reminding us that much of what has transpired is systemic and that it will be okay. Listen now. Show Highlights Include: Reiterating A Recession (2:44) The Interesting Thing About Inflation (5:40) We Are Not Overvalued (9:35) Are We...

Duration:00:16:43

The Current Market and the PSYCHOLOGY of MONEY

9/27/2022
It seems like there is no end in site when it comes to today's market volatility and it is challenging for many people to keep their emotions in check. But how do we do that? In this episode, Brad takes us on a journey of the psychology of money and teaches us that how we act matters more than what we know. Listen now. Show Highlights Include: We Have A Hangover (2:20) Federal Tax Hikes (5:05) How We Act Matters More Than What We Know (8:33) Managing Emotions (15:30) The Stock Market Is...

Duration:00:28:58

The State of the MARKET and What to Expect

9/20/2022
The current bear markets have many people scratching their heads but what is really going on... and when will it recover? In this week's episode, Brad takes a step back and gives us a clearer picture of what is affecting the current markets and what we can do with our investments in the meantime. Listen now. Show Highlights Include: The Raising Of Short Term Interest Rates (2:43) Emotions In The Market (5:28) Hangovers Are Not Permanent (6:58) Inflation And Basketball (8:02) M2 Growth...

Duration:00:18:03

What Rob Gronkowski Can Teach Us About Saving Money

9/13/2022
Four-time, NFL Super Bowl champion, Rob Gronkowski will most likely become a first ballot hall of fame recipient. However, beyond the titles, records and prestige, the "Gronk" did something unprecedented with his money... He never spent a dime of his NFL earnings. In this episode, Brad shares what lessons we can all learn from the Gronk, when it comes to SAVING MONEY. Listen now. Show Highlights Include: Big Spenders Live For The Now (4:15) K.I.S.S. (11:37) Definition Of Necessity...

Duration:00:22:38

How To PROTECT Your Portfolio From VOLATILITY

9/6/2022
Living in this current volatile financial climate has many Americans nervous and on edge. However, protection is achievable but it is going to take strategy and discipline. In this episode, Brad shares a few key strategies to better equip you with the protection you are looking for when it comes to your financial portfolio. Listen now. Show Highlights Include: Our Outlook Has Not Changed. (2:04) We Have Been Spoiled. (4:05) Stress Test Your Portfolio.(6:01) Maximizing Your Savings....

Duration:00:17:51

The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

8/30/2022
With many political moves coming out of D.C, there has come an abundance of skepticism as it relates to the economy. However, we should do our best to stay positive. In this week's episode, Brad gives us the good, bad and ugly as we navigate through these uncertain times. Listen now. Show Highlights Include: Inflation Reduction Act Means: TAX HIKES (3:01) No Buy Backs? (6:17) Revenue Projections (9:04) Navigating The Landscape (10:55) Keeping The "Long Term" In Focus (14:26) To schedule...

Duration:00:17:59

Staying The COURSE In This Climate Of VOLATILITY

8/23/2022
As we have all experienced, 2022 has been a whirlwind of volatility as it relates to our money and investments. So the question becomes: Should I keep investing during these uncertain times? In this week's episode, Brad takes us through a few key measures in order to keep all of us focused and disciplined on staying the course. Listen now. Show Highlights Include: Feeling Queezy? (2:29) Tying Your Shoes Correctly. (5:18) Know Your Income Score.(7:39) Understanding Investment Timeframes....

Duration:00:20:52

Financial PLAYBOOK 2022

8/16/2022
It is always a good thing to look back at where we have come, but even better to look where we are going. 2022 has been a whirlwind when it has come to market volatility but not all is negative. In this week's episode, Brad discusses the One Capital Management playbook he and other advisors have put together in order to inform and educate all of us about what has happened financially this year and where we are headed going into 2023. Listen now. Show Highlights Include: Behavior of...

Duration:00:21:53

The Money MYTHS We Tell Ourselves

8/9/2022
Many believe that if they just had more money, their problems would go away. Are there Money Myths you believe and act upon as it relates to your personal finances and goals? Today, Brad exposes some of these money myths and reaffirms what you know to be true and challenges the advice you may have been told is true. Listen now. Show Highlights Include: I will be happier when... (6:40)You only live once 'YOLO'. (9:33) Willpower and the coffee buzz.(10:58) Wanting more is a bad thing....

Duration:00:23:26

Are We Really In A RECESSION?

8/2/2022
Depending who you listen to or what you read, the word "Recession" has been tossed around since the beginning of 2022. But like many political or geopolitical hot points, there is always more to the story. In today's episode, Brad discusses whether or not we are truly in a recession and if it has an effect on how we go about our daily lives. Listen now! Show Highlights Include: GDP And A Rule Of Thumb. (2:42) The Numbers Don't Lie. (6:14) Pay Attention To These Environments.(8:20) The...

Duration:00:18:31

The FED In Financial FOCUS

7/26/2022
When looking back the past couple of years, seeing the affects of the pandemic as it relates to market volatility, it gets convoluted. Where did we go wrong? In this episode, Brad takes a closer look at the Fed's response to the shutdowns and places a focus on some of the actions that were taken. It is easy to be laser focused on one area or problem but if we can look at the bigger picture and stay disciplined, the outlook can be bright. Listen now. Show Highlights Include: It's How You...

Duration:00:23:02

Inflation And The Baby Formula Shortage

7/19/2022
Media pundits have covered the story around the shortage of baby formula and how it relates to our supply chain issues. However, there is more to this story as it relates to the current inflation numbers. In this episode, Brad discusses how the effect of the past two years has trickled down to some of history's basic necessities. Listen now. Show Highlights Include: What Did We Do Before Baby Formula? (2:16) Oligopoly And WIC. (6:32) The Federal Reserve And Increased Rates.(10:17) GDP Is...

Duration:00:18:22

What YOU Should Do During Market DOWNTURNS

7/12/2022
Market downturns and volatility are hot topics in our current climate. Anywhere you turn, someone is talking about it. But sometimes, listening to the "noise" out there can cause us to be fearful. In this episode, Brad discusses market downturns and how we can adjust our outlook during market volatility by focusing on the rational mind instead of the emotional mind. Listen now. Show Highlights Include: Fear of your teeth falling out (2:31) Looking forward, not backward. (5:38) Risks upon...

Duration:00:22:58

Retirement Should Not ONLY Depend On The MARKET

6/28/2022
The topic of retirement has been on many people's minds when it comes to the culture of today's issues surrounding market volatility. In today's episode, Brad takes us through the 3 important retirement buckets to consider in retirement and why all of us should understand how they can be used. Listen now. Show Highlights Include: Basic math (2:02) Will my money last? (4:58) The safety bucket.(8:49) The income bucket. (10:00) The growth bucket. (14:18) Not sexy, but tried and true....

Duration:00:19:49

What Do I Do In THIS MARKET?

6/21/2022
Many Americans are feeling the weight of market volatility, inflation, job growth and supply chain issues. However, if we tune out the noise of the media and politics and instead, look at the data; we can begin to understand what is really going on in the market. In this episode, Brad will take you through what has happened, what is going on and what the future could look like when it comes to your money. Listen now. Show Highlights Include: You lose, I win. (1:44) We got used to the...

Duration:00:22:01

Are TAXES Going Up?

6/14/2022
For many, the topic of taxes can cause fear and anxiety. In reality, it is more about the misunderstanding of taxes and how what we hear from the media that keeps us in a state of worry. In this episode, Brad discusses the history of taxes can be a good indicator of where we are going. Listen now. Show Highlights Include: A history lesson on taxes. (2:59) The Beatles and the burden. (4:32) The bracket game(7:42) We are all red-blooded Americans. (12:36) The gap between national debt and...

Duration:00:19:36

3 Things EVERY Portfolio Should Have

6/7/2022
When it comes to our financial portfolio, it's not only about accumulation and distribution. We all want the quick and easy steps for a successful plan but it's not so cut and dry. In this episode, Brad discusses the 3 things everyone should consider when it comes to designing your portfolio. Listen now. Show Highlights Include: To schedule your free retirement tracking meeting, specifically for first responders, head to http://pensionattention.com/ or call us at 805-410-5454.

Duration:00:18:17

How Diversification Can Reduce RISK

5/31/2022
A question often asked is... Is diversification risky? Risk means different things to different people, and we all want to reduce risk in our lives but many people don't think about diversifying their portfolios and how it relates to risk reduction. Today, Brad discusses the topics of diversification and risk and how the two relate when it comes to our investments. Listen now. Show Highlights Include: Kids and diversified foods (1:59) Hypocrisy of risk. (5:29) Nothing lasts...

Duration:00:16:07

Is There A RECESSION Coming?

5/24/2022
Some say the word "recession" is the evil sister or brother of depression. This economic term gets widely used, especially in the media. We hear speculation and rumors about that word and for some, it can be alarming and concerning. In this episode, Brad provides a fundamental, economic overview as to what we might be seeing as it pertains to the idea of a recession. Listen now. Show Highlights Include: Diversification for a 6 year old (2:25) Pessimism overdone. (5:50) Supply chain...

Duration:00:15:34

What Is HAPPENING In The MARKETS?

5/17/2022
There is a lot of misinformation out there regarding market volatility. Media outlets are selling fear but focusing on the core things around the discussion of recession and some of the indicators of the yield inversion can equip us in the current climate. In this episode, Brad reiterates his passion that planning and making sure you have a cohesive and integrated financial plan, coupled with discipline is vital as you head toward retirement. Listen now. Show Highlights Include: The...

Duration:00:26:08