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Financial and retirement planning guidance from Mike Flanders of the Strategic Planning Corporation in Colfax, NC. We'll strive to make sure you have a clear view of all the issues that impact your decisions so that you're prepared for your financial future.

Financial and retirement planning guidance from Mike Flanders of the Strategic Planning Corporation in Colfax, NC. We'll strive to make sure you have a clear view of all the issues that impact your decisions so that you're prepared for your financial future.

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United States

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Financial and retirement planning guidance from Mike Flanders of the Strategic Planning Corporation in Colfax, NC. We'll strive to make sure you have a clear view of all the issues that impact your decisions so that you're prepared for your financial future.

Language:

English

Contact:

9193781410


Episodes

This Is Why You Never Assume

3/4/2021
We often see people making certain assumptions about retirement that just aren’t correct. Let’s explore some of those on today's show. Show Links & Info: SPC Investing: http://spcinvesting.com/ Schedule A Visit: https://talkstomike.com/ Call: 336-668-4338

Duration:00:20:25

How Women Can Make Sure They’re Involved In Financial Decisions

2/18/2021
A recent survey found that nearly half of the female respondents said they defer major financial and investment decisions to their spouses. Most of the explanations amounted to just wanting to stick their heads in the sand. On this episode, let’s go over some tips for how women can get back in the game when it comes to involvement in the process of making financial decisions. Show Links & Info: SPC Investing: http://spcinvesting.com/ Schedule A Visit: https://talkstomike.com/ Call:...

Duration:00:18:20

Explaining GameStop’s Meteoric Stock Rise And Lessons Learned From A Wild Wall Street Week

2/4/2021
You probably heard all about GameStop stock and buzzwords like short squeeze, Reddit’s Wall Street Bets, and hedge funds the last week of January. But what really happened that had all of the financial media world stirred up and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Donald Trump Jr. actually agreeing about something? We’ll seek to explain what happened and cover some lessons learned from the events. Show Links & Info: SPC Investing: http://spcinvesting.com/ Schedule A Visit:...

Duration:00:18:28

The American Dream Isn't Dead

1/28/2021
Recently, Elon Musk became the richest person in the world, surpassing the likes of Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates. What's even more notable is Musk's net worth took a 9 billion dollar hit in one day when Tesla's stock plummeted. Despite this setback, Musk has still managed to come out on top and is for now the richest person on the planet. Mike shares his thoughts on this story and will also answer a couple of mailbag questions. Show Links & Info: SPC Investing:...

Duration:00:21:02

What Are The Three Qualities Of Money?

1/14/2021
If you don’t know the answer to the question, then this episode is for you. On this episode, we’ll explore the three qualities of money, discuss whether you can achieve them in a single investment, and how to put the right emphasis on the different qualities. It’s really quite basic, but understanding these fundamentals can make an enormous difference in your financial life. Show Links & Info: SPC Investing: http://spcinvesting.com/ Schedule A Visit: https://talkstomike.com/ Call:...

Duration:00:18:47

Lessons From The Market Crash Hall Of Fame

12/17/2020
Let’s see what lessons can be learned from the most famous market crashes in United States history. Show Links & Info: SPC Investing: http://spcinvesting.com/ Schedule A Visit: https://talkstomike.com/ Call: 336-668-4338

Duration:00:26:15

A 5 Question Retirement Preparedness Quiz

12/3/2020
Want to grade your preparedness for retirement? Here are five key questions you need to ask yourself. Your answers will help determine how ready you are for retirement. Show Links & Info: SPC Investing: http://spcinvesting.com/ Schedule A Visit: https://talkstomike.com/ Call: 336-668-4338

Duration:00:19:23

Is Diversification For Suckers?

11/19/2020
If you look up quotes about diversification from famous investors, you might come across one from renowned investor Warren Buffet that will certainly raise your eyebrows. It goes, “Diversification is protection against ignorance. It makes little sense if you know what you are doing.” Yet, we’ve always heard about diversification being one of the keys to success for retirement planning. How can these seemingly different ideas both be right? Show Links & Info: SPC Investing:...

Duration:00:19:23

Secure Act 2.0

11/5/2020
Earlier this year, we had the passing of the SECURE Act. Now there is talk about a SECURE Act 2.0. We discuss the different components that are being proposed and how it may affect you down the road. Show Links & Info: SPC Investing: http://spcinvesting.com/ Schedule A Visit: https://talkstomike.com/ Call: 336-668-4338

Duration:00:15:15

Financial Forecaster

10/15/2020
There are plenty of financial lessons to be learned from almost every area of life. And since the Weather Channel is everyone’s favorite station to let play in the background for hours at a time, let’s see what we can learn about retirement planning from the world of weather. Show Links & Info: SPC Investing: http://spcinvesting.com/ Schedule A Visit: https://talkstomike.com/ Call: 336-668-4338

Duration:00:21:02

Financial Commandments

10/1/2020
On this episode, we present you with five commandments that are worth of being written on stone tablets in your retirement plan. Show Links & Info: SPC Investing: http://spcinvesting.com/ Schedule A Visit: https://talkstomike.com/ Call: 336-668-4338

Duration:00:17:56

This One’s On The House

9/17/2020
We get a lot of questions about how the house (or houses) fit into retirement plans. From downsizing to rental properties to interest rates, let’s explore some of the top retirement questions as it relates to all things housing. Show Links & Info: SPC Investing: http://spcinvesting.com/ Schedule A Visit: https://talkstomike.com/ Call: 336-668-4338

Duration:00:17:33

Long Term Care

9/3/2020
We have recently been receiving many questions about LTC and not just how to get coverage but actually getting help, care and assistance when we need it. As we age this gets tougher and for many who lost a spouse or are single there is added worry on how to protect and care for ourselves. This week, Mike addresses some of the things that have been coming up lately with many friends, clients and colleagues. Show Links & Info: SPC Investing: http://spcinvesting.com/ Schedule A Visit:...

Duration:00:16:07

The Truth About Longevity Risk

8/20/2020
Living a long time isn’t supposed to be a bad thing and it almost seems counterintuitive to categorize it as a risk. But it is. Let’s take a look at how longevity plays a role in a financial plan and have an honest conversation about how deal with the “problem” of living too long. Show Links & Info: SPC Investing: http://spcinvesting.com/ Schedule A Visit: https://talkstomike.com/ Call: 336-668-4338

Duration:00:20:10

Financial Issues That Are Particularly Challenging For Women

8/6/2020
Many financial issues impact us all the same. But, of course, other challenges have varying impacts from person to person because our situations are all unique. Let’s take a look at some of the financial and retirement challenges that are unique to women. Show Links & Info: SPC Investing: http://spcinvesting.com/ Schedule A Visit: https://talkstomike.com/ Call: 336-668-4338

Duration:00:20:21

4 Milestones That Say You’re Ready For Retirement

7/16/2020
A recent USA Today article outlined 4 financial milestones that should indicate you’re ready for retirement if you hit them. Show Links & Info: SPC Investing: http://spcinvesting.com/ Schedule A Visit: https://talkstomike.com/ Call: 336-668-4338

Duration:00:13:21

Lessons From Keyboard Warriors

7/2/2020
We were playing the dangerous game of perusing the comments section of a recent article about COVID-19 and the impacts on retirees and how much money you’ll need to retire going forward. The trip into the comments section is always a mixed bag of trolling, inaccuracies, and sometimes surprisingly helpful insight from what we’ve come to describe as “Keyboard Warriors.” Show Links & Info: SPC Investing: http://spcinvesting.com/ Schedule A Visit: https://talkstomike.com/ Call: 336-668-4338

Duration:00:18:03

Cracking Open The Financial Dictionary

6/18/2020
Step into the classroom and let’s take a look at some financial terms, define them, and find out if they’re important for the typical investor and saver to know about them. Show Links & Info: SPC Investing: http://spcinvesting.com/ Schedule A Visit: https://talkstomike.com/ Call: 336-668-4338

Duration:00:17:33

Investing Like A Genius

6/4/2020
People are always studying geniuses and highly intelligent people, trying to get an understanding of what makes them tick. Let’s look at some of the common characteristics of highly intelligent people that you should apply to your financial life. Show Links & Info: SPC Investing: http://spcinvesting.com/ Schedule A Visit: https://talkstomike.com/ Call: 336-668-4338

Duration:00:14:30

Financial “Strategies” That Just Don’t Work

5/21/2020
Let’s talk about some financial planning “strategies” that don’t really work (even though some people, even some financial advisors, believe in them). Show Links & Info: SPC Investing: http://spcinvesting.com/ Schedule A Visit: https://talkstomike.com/ Call: 336-668-4338

Duration:00:20:12