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Personal finance show bringing listeners actionable advice to retire successfully. Hosts Joe Anderson, CFP® and "Big Al" Clopine, CPA break down key strategies on designing your investment portfolio, maximizing Social Security, generating a retirement income distribution plan, avoiding paying unnecessary taxes and so much more. Show notes and transcripts at YourMoneyYourWealth.com

Personal finance show bringing listeners actionable advice to retire successfully. Hosts Joe Anderson, CFP® and "Big Al" Clopine, CPA break down key strategies on designing your investment portfolio, maximizing Social Security, generating a retirement income distribution plan, avoiding paying unnecessary taxes and so much more. Show notes and transcripts at YourMoneyYourWealth.com
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San Diego, CA

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Personal finance show bringing listeners actionable advice to retire successfully. Hosts Joe Anderson, CFP® and "Big Al" Clopine, CPA break down key strategies on designing your investment portfolio, maximizing Social Security, generating a retirement income distribution plan, avoiding paying unnecessary taxes and so much more. Show notes and transcripts at YourMoneyYourWealth.com

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@ymywshow

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English

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3131 Camino Del Rio North Centerside #2, Suite 1550 San Diego, CA 92108 1-877-222-6044


Episodes

Recession and the Inverted Yield Curve - 235

8/20/2019
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An inverted yield curve has often led to a recession. Pure Financial Advisors' Executive Vice President and Director of Research, Brian Perry, CFP®, CFA, discusses the current state of the markets and he helps answer some questions from our 2019 YMYW podcast survey: are structured notes ever a good product? How can you make the most of small retirement contributions? How do you grow a portfolio, when should you rebalance, how should you invest, and what’s a safe withdrawal rate? Transcript,...

Duration:00:49:17

Tax Postcard, Stretch IRAs & Life Insurance for Education - 234

8/13/2019
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ENTER TO WIN A $100 AMAZON GIFT CARD! US residents, fill out our podcast survey by August 18: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2019ymyw The revamped 2019 tax "postcard," how the SECURE Act could be a tax problem for those with IRA trusts, and is indexed universal life insurance a good investment for education costs? Should you roll your 401(k) to an IRA? How much can you convert from 401(k) to Roth after age 70 and a half? Will you go to jail for filing your taxes before receiving form 5498?...

Duration:00:46:10

Using Alternative Investments to Boost Portfolio Returns? - 233

8/6/2019
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Private equity, venture capital, hedge funds, real estate investment trusts (REITs) and angel investing: Joe breaks down what these alternative investments are and whether they belong in your portfolio. Plus, the fellas talk about risk parity investing, net unrealized appreciation, what to do with a large settlement and the break-even point for Social Security benefits. Transcript, free financial resources & show notes: http://bit.ly/YMYW-233

Duration:00:48:05

Time to Dial Down Risk and Do a Roth Conversion? - 232

7/30/2019
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Jonathan Clements (founder, HumbleDollar.com, former Wall Street Journal personal finance writer) on portfolio rebalancing, reducing risk and doing a Roth conversion. Plus, Joe and Big Al answer your money questions: when is the best time to get into the market? When is the best time to retire? Can you start a Roth IRA for your Dad? And should you roll your 401(k) into a traditional or Roth IRA? Finally, some YMYW compliments and complaints. Transcript & show notes: http://bit.ly/YMYW-232

Duration:00:45:31

Appreciate How Good the Economy is Now - 231

7/23/2019
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According to Dr. Chris Thornberg of Beacon Economics, the US economy and real estate market are currently extremely healthy, so we should appreciate it and focus now on fixing the retirement crisis we’re facing in 10-15 years. Plus, Joe and Big Al answer your money questions: Why is owning a home considered "profitable"? Is it a good idea to own real estate in a self-directed IRA? And should you buy a fixed index annuity? Transcript & show notes: http://bit.ly/YMYW-231

Duration:00:54:20

The Effect of the Media on Financial Markets - 230

7/16/2019
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Does the media impact financial markets and the economy? Oliver Renick (TD Ameritrade Network) has ideas on how we can best make use of what the media tells us about the financial world. Plus, where should bonds be allocated to lessen the tax burden? Should you contribute to a Roth 401(k) or traditional 401(k)? And a call from a listener with a strong opinion on the FIRE movement (financial independence/retire early). Transcript & show notes: https://link.chtbl.com/ymyw-230

Duration:00:46:20

Strategies for Social Security, Gifting, and Estimated Taxes - 229

7/9/2019
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Joe Anderson, CFP® and Big Al Clopine, CPA answer your questions on Social Security disability, the file and suspend strategy, IRA contributions and Roth conversions, estimated tax, estate tax, gift tax, Social Security tax, the qualified business income deduction, selling appreciated stock, and whatever else they can jam in. Transcript & show notes: http://bit.ly/YMYW-229

Duration:00:44:17

Liz Ann Sonders: Investing in the Face of Recession - 228

7/2/2019
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"If we're heading to a recession, we're already in it." Liz Ann Sonders (Chief Investment Strategist, Charles Schwab & Co.) shares her mid-year market insights and provides strategies for removing the emotion from investing, regardless of market conditions. Plus, Joe and Big Al answer your money questions: how do you diversify a portfolio for the best returns and tax efficiency? And when does it make sense to do a traditional 401(k) instead of a Roth 401(k)? Transcript & show notes:...

Duration:00:47:20

This Retiree Helps Golfers Reach the Big Time - 227

6/25/2019
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Rick Durso tells us what his retirement hustle is like as a caddy for the Symetra golf tour, helping golfers make it to the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA). Plus, Joe and Big Al answer your money questions about Roth conversions, solo 401(k) plans for the self-employed, and they get taken to task for something they said in last week’s episode on Medicare. Transcript & show notes: http://bit.ly/YMYW-227

Duration:00:40:18

Medicare Beginner’s Guide: What You Need to Know Now - 226

6/18/2019
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Danielle Kunkle Roberts of BoomerBenefits.com on Medicare basics, parts A to D, signing up, common mistakes, Medigap vs. Medicare Advantage, recent improvements to Medicare, and the future: will Medicare For All or Medicare At 50 become reality? Plus, Joe and Big Al answer your money questions: are health insurance premiums deductible? And when do you pay taxes to the IRS when you plan your charitable donations over multiple years? Transcript and show notes: http://bit.ly/YMYW-226

Duration:00:33:54

Real Estate Investing: Should You Buy Raw Land? - 225

6/11/2019
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The Land Geek Mark Podolsky shares his method for turning unwanted dirt and "rock farms" (aka raw land) into cash. Plus, can you aggregate rental properties into an LLC to take advantage of the qualified business income deduction? And can you avoid state taxation on your required minimum distributions (RMDs) if you move to a state that doesn’t tax retirement accounts? Transcript & show notes: http://bit.ly/YMYW-225

Duration:00:33:17

New Retirement Legislation: Death to the Stretch IRA? - 224

6/4/2019
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Professor Jamie Hopkins (Carson Wealth & Heider School of Business/Creighton University) talks about impacts the SECURE Act could have on retirement planning - particularly the end of the stretch IRA provision, which allows inherited individual retirement accounts to remain tax-deferred. Plus, how to reduce taxes when you have significant capital gains, when you can take tax-free and penalty-free 457 distributions, and whether or not to max out your 401(k). Transcript & show notes:...

Duration:00:38:40

Financial Independence Retire Early Hits the Big Screen - 223

5/28/2019
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Travis Shakespeare, Director and Executive Producer of Playing with FIRE, talks about making the first-ever documentary about the Financial Independence / Retire Early or FIRE movement. Plus, Joe and Big Al answer your rental real estate investing questions and clear up some confusion around Roth 401(k) income limits and contributions vs. conversions. Transcript and show notes: http://bit.ly/YMYW-223

Duration:00:50:35

How to Be Like the Millionaire Next Door - 222

5/21/2019
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Dr. Sarah Stanley Fallaw (co-author, The Next Millionaire Next Door) shares her research into how millionaires become wealthy, and what has changed since her father, Thomas J. Stanley, wrote his groundbreaking book The Millionaire Next Door in 1996. Plus, what should you do with universal life insurance policies with large cash values? Will you pay income tax on a Roth conversion made after you move from California to a no-income-tax state like Texas? Transcript & show notes:...

Duration:00:44:57

How to Hedge Risk From the Brothel to the Surfboard - 221

5/14/2019
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Economist Dr. Allison Schrager, the author of An Economist Walks Into a Brothel, explains how the risk management techniques of surfers, prostitutes, magicians, and soldiers might relate to our own investing and retirement planning. Plus, stocks or bonds - does it matter which assets you withdraw first from your retirement portfolio? And how much can you convert to a Roth IRA without incurring the 3.8% Medicare surcharge? Transcript & show notes: http://bit.ly/YMYW-221

Duration:00:44:53

Social Security, TSP Changes, & Maintaining Your Tax Bracket - 220

5/7/2019
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Joe & Big Al answer your questions: from filed-and-suspended Social Security, living off of your investments overseas before taking Social Security, and transitioning from disability to regular Social Security, to how the sale of appreciated company stock or a Roth conversion will change your tax bracket, and what you need to do to prove a change to your state of residency. Plus, the fellas explain how the pro-rata rules for Thrift Savings Plans have changed. Transcript & show notes:...

Duration:00:47:01

Standup Comedy: Gid Pool's Retirement Hustle - 219

4/30/2019
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Gid Pool took a standup comedy class 13 years ago at age 61 on a lark. He shares the story of his retirement hustle, traveling the US and 50+ countries as a standup comic, inspirational speaker, and the author of Act II and Beyond: Making the Rest of Your Life Spectacular. Plus, Joe and Big Al follow-up on ERISA protection for SEP IRAs, they discuss the Qualified Business Income Deduction for owners of rental real estate, and they offer financial tips and investing ideas for high school...

Duration:00:51:11

3 Ways to Turn Your Financial Negatives Into Positives - 218

4/23/2019
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Kristin Wong (author, Get Money, columnist, Joint Accounts @ Medium.com) talks about relationships and money and how communication, specificity, and gamification can improve your financial life. Joe and Big Al answer your money questions: should you increase your Roth 457 contribution when your spouse wants to retire 8 years before you? Does a SEP IRA have the same protections as a 401(k)? Must a company allow third-party management of a 401(k)? Plus, Big Al admits he answered a question...

Duration:00:54:16

How to Use Rental Real Estate to Build Legacy Wealth - 217

4/16/2019
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Top apartment broker Terry Moore, CCIM talks about using rental real estate not just to build wealth, but also to create a life worth imitating. Joe and Big Al answer your questions: can excess scholarship money be contributed to a Roth IRA? Will stock and bond income affect Social Security benefits? The fellas also do a couple of retirement assessments on the fly to help listeners generate and maximize retirement income while minimizing taxes. Transcript & show notes: http://bit.ly/YMYW-217

Duration:00:48:32

Here's What to Do When You're a Victim of Debit Card Fraud - 216

4/9/2019
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Ashley Patrick (former police detective and creator of BudgetsMadeEasy.com) on how debit card fraud happens, what to do when your ATM card is compromised, and ways to avoid it happening in the future. Plus, Joe & Big Al answer your money questions: how do you determine a good pre-tax to Roth savings ratio? Are trading apps and online trading services a good idea? Can you "retire," take money from your retirement plan, then return to work for the same company? And the age-old pension...

Duration:00:40:43