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Benjamin Brandt wants to teach you how to retire!

Benjamin Brandt wants to teach you how to retire!
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Benjamin Brandt wants to teach you how to retire!

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Episodes

Whats the Worst Investment You’ve Ever Seen? 4 Advisors Weigh in

10/15/2018
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Recorded LIVE at FinCon 2018 (Financial Blogger’s Conference) in Orlando Florida. Advisors share their worst investments and the most shocking investments they’ve ever seen. Later on, the advisors discuss why investors are so drawn to speculative investments. Your hosts: Me – You know me 🙂 Roger Whitney – Host of The Retirement Answer Man Chad […] The post Whats the Worst Investment You’ve Ever Seen? 4 Advisors Weigh in appeared first on Retirement Starts Today Radio.

Duration:00:29:48

Rewire Your Retirement – An Interview with Jamie Hopkins

10/1/2018
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Our guest today is Jamie Hopkins. Jamie and I have a unique connection, as Jamie was one of the professors for my RICP designation (Retirement Income Certified Professional). Listen in as Professor Hopkins and I discuss: Why he choose retirement planning and educating financial planners over other disciplines. What is an easy way to boost […] The post Rewire Your Retirement – An Interview with Jamie Hopkins appeared first on Retirement Starts Today Radio.

Duration:00:22:14

Retiring After 70 Part 2

9/15/2018
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In today’s episode, we tackle part two of our two part series – Working beyond age 70. Check out part one – Health Insurance and Social Security: Retirement Headlines!! We fired up the Retirement Starts Today way-back machine to the year 2016 – when companies were tripping over each other to get out ahead of […] The post Retiring After 70 Part 2 appeared first on Retirement Starts Today Radio.

Duration:00:18:28

Retiring After 70 Part 1

9/1/2018
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In today’s episode we share the results of our first annual listener survey, we check out breaking news in our “retirement headlines’ segment, and we tackle part one of our two part series: ‘Working beyond age 70’. — Thank you to those of you that participated in the survey – It is my hope that […] The post Retiring After 70 Part 1 appeared first on Retirement Starts Today Radio.

Duration:00:25:39

How to Buy a Timeshare: A Beginner’s Guide

8/15/2018
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In our 2018 listener survey, we learned that over 50% of our listeners listed “traveling” as the #1 activity that excites them about retirement. When talking about traveling in retirement, the topic of timeshares often isn’t far off. Anecdotally, our clients are happy with their timeshare purchases, but that doesn’t mean horror stories aren’t out […] The post How to Buy a Timeshare: A Beginner’s Guide appeared first on Retirement Starts Today Radio.

Duration:00:29:08

Immediate Annuities, Friend or Foe?

8/1/2018
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Click here to take our 2018 listener survey Immediate Annuities: Friend or Foe? A few weeks ago, a reader named Richard emailed me with this exact query: “Is having a non-inflation indexed payment stream desirable? Are there other better options?” It didn’t surprise me at all that Richard wrote in with this question. If you […] The post Immediate Annuities, Friend or Foe? appeared first on Retirement Starts Today Radio.

Duration:00:17:32

The Road to Hell is Paved With Yield

7/15/2018
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With around 10,000 baby boomers retiring in the US every day, the investment industry is always trotting out the latest and greatest investment offerings to help retirees solve the following riddle: How do I turn my accumulated savings into consistent retirement income? Strategy Shares Nasdaq 7HANDL Index ETF (HNDL) is the latest offering attempting to […] The post The Road to Hell is Paved With Yield appeared first on Retirement Starts Today Radio.

Duration:00:14:27

Dealing With Skyrocketing Long Term Care Insurance Premiums

7/1/2018
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How to Deal with Increasing Long Term Care Insurance Premiums Question from listener: “My Long Term Care insurance premiums just went up by 70%! What should I do?” Long Term Care (LTC) presents a sticky dilemma. It seems to be a responsible choice that will provide some peace of mind about your future, but it’s […] The post Dealing With Skyrocketing Long Term Care Insurance Premiums appeared first on Retirement Starts Today Radio.

Duration:00:23:14

Medicare is Going Broke!! (And Other Exaggerations)

6/15/2018
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Medicare is going broke!! Time to panic! Everybody pack your bags and move to Canada because the the entire country is going broke…. Or is it?…. We’re going to break it all down and help you make sense of the headlines. A Washington Post article made waves this week, stating that a crucial Medicare trust […] The post Medicare is Going Broke!! (And Other Exaggerations) appeared first on Retirement Starts Today Radio.

Duration:00:15:54

Top 6 Easily Avoidable Retirement Mistakes

6/1/2018
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The Top 6 Easily Avoidable Retirement Mistakes We all work hard to plan for retirement. In any such endeavor, it’s good to learn from other people’s triumphs and mistakes, so I’d like to share six retirement mistakes I see all too frequently. The best part is, they’re easily avoidable! #6: Not getting the most out […] The post Top 6 Easily Avoidable Retirement Mistakes appeared first on Retirement Starts Today Radio.

Duration:00:23:23

Are You Ready to ROCK Retirement?

5/15/2018
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Our guest today, Roger Whitney, is the host of the popular retirement planning podcast The Retirement Answer Man and author of the new book Rock Retirement. Roger has over 27 years experience walking life with clients into and through retirement. Listen in as Roger and I discuss: Why do we tend to draw ‘inside the lines’ […] The post Are You Ready to ROCK Retirement? appeared first on Retirement Starts Today Radio.

Duration:00:27:21

Getting a Mortgage in Retirement

5/1/2018
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When looking for that perfect house to retire to, many retirees discover that getting a mortgage in retirement is different than getting a mortgage while working. Once we retire, our wages (the primary mortgage underwriting qualifier) stop and the source of our income radically changes. Many recent retirees complain that once their paychecks stop, their banker starts to look at them differently! The post Getting a Mortgage in Retirement appeared first on Retirement Starts Today Radio.

Duration:00:21:59

The Pros and Cons of Selling Your Life Insurance

4/15/2018
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Is Selling Your Life Insurance a Good Idea? Recently, I was sitting in our office waiting anxiously for our Keurig machine to do its job when I saw a commercial that piqued my interest. The commercial was about life insurance, but it wasn’t your typical sales pitch. It was a service touting the benefits of […] The post The Pros and Cons of Selling Your Life Insurance appeared first on Retirement Starts Today Radio.

Duration:00:16:44

5 Easy Steps to be a 401k Millionaire

4/1/2018
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5 Easy Steps to Becoming a 401k Millionaire While becoming a 401k millionaire may seem like a crazy, out-of-reach goal, it’s not that hard to become a 401(k) millionaire if you have the self-discipline to stick with a long-term plan. Fidelity recently shared this idea in a blog post on the top habits of 401(k) […] The post 5 Easy Steps to be a 401k Millionaire appeared first on Retirement Starts Today Radio.

Duration:00:19:59

Asked & Answered: Episode #2 – Navigating Market Volatility

3/15/2018
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Let’s press rewind on our March 6th Market Volatility webinar and listen in on the Q&A session. We answer the following retirement questions: Jean asks: When the markets drops, should I reduce the amount of money I use from my accounts proportionally? Doug asks: Where can I invest my money to keep a steady flow […] The post Asked & Answered: Episode #2 – Navigating Market Volatility appeared first on Retirement Starts Today Radio.

Duration:00:15:09

Navigating Turbulent Markets: An Interview with Taylor Schulte

3/1/2018
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Register for our March 6th Market Volatility Webinar. Market volatility is on the minds of many investors in 2018. After years of seemingly endless portfolio gains, retirement savers received a punch in the nose from volatility and left many wondering where we go from here. Taylor Schulte is a Certified Financial Planner and President of Define […] The post Navigating Turbulent Markets: An Interview with Taylor Schulte appeared first on Retirement Starts Today Radio.

Duration:00:26:25

Warren Buffett is Never Going to Retire. Should You?

2/15/2018
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Warren Buffett is a legendary investor, a business tycoon, and a hero for many who work in the financial services industry like I do. He’s a man with principles – a man of wisdom. He’s also one of the richest men in the world. But despite his riches, Buffett still lives in the same modest […] The post Warren Buffett is Never Going to Retire. Should You? appeared first on Retirement Starts Today Radio.

Duration:00:17:16

Your ‘Retirement Revolution’ – An Interview With Matt Jackson

2/1/2018
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Are you going to have a ‘Revolutionary Retirement’? If you aren’t sure, today’s guest will help you figure that out. Matt Jackson is a Colorado-based financial advisor with a decade of experience guiding clients on their retirement journey. In today’s episode, we discuss Matt’s new book: ‘Revolutionary Retirement’ Listen in as Matt and I discuss: […] The post Your ‘Retirement Revolution’ – An Interview With Matt Jackson appeared first on Retirement Starts Today Radio.

Duration:00:15:50

Starting a Business after Age 50 – An Interview With Jeff Williams of BizStarters.com

1/15/2018
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Jeff Williams joins me to talk about starting your own business or becoming a part-time consultant after the age of 50. How would I know if my industry is right for consulting? How do I know I have what it takes to be a business owner? How do I know my worth as a consultant? The post Starting a Business after Age 50 – An Interview With Jeff Williams of BizStarters.com appeared first on Retirement Starts Today Radio.

Duration:00:22:36

Tax Reform and 2018 State of the Podcast

1/8/2018
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Tax Reform! Can you imagine anything more exciting? Ok, maybe not the most titillating subject in the world, but it could impact your retirement, so we need to talk about it! We’re covering how Tax Reform will: Reduce the number of taxpayers who itemize from roughly 30% to fewer than 10%. Double the Standard Deduction to […] The post Tax Reform and 2018 State of the Podcast appeared first on Retirement Starts Today Radio.

Duration:00:26:59