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Benjamin Brandt wants to teach you how to retire! Listen in as Benjamin Brandt CFP©, RICP© answers the questions on the minds of the modern retiree, often joined by the top experts in the retirement planning industry.

Benjamin Brandt wants to teach you how to retire! Listen in as Benjamin Brandt CFP©, RICP© answers the questions on the minds of the modern retiree, often joined by the top experts in the retirement planning industry.
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Benjamin Brandt wants to teach you how to retire! Listen in as Benjamin Brandt CFP©, RICP© answers the questions on the minds of the modern retiree, often joined by the top experts in the retirement planning industry.

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Episodes

How a Diversified Investment Strategy Will Help You Keep a Level Head, Ep #84

4/22/2019
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You know that the key to investing is having a diversified Investment Strategy and on this episode of Retirement Starts Today you will hear how people that decided to switch gears during the crisis ended up losing out. We will also discuss the Lyft IPO and why betting on individual stocks is no safer than gambling in Vegas. You’ll also learn why the falling healthcare market probably affects your 401K and why you have healthcare in your portfolio to begin with. Listen to this episode to hear...

Duration:00:17:19

Will Retiring Baby Boomers Crash the Market? Ep # 83

4/15/2019
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Will retiring baby boomers crash the stock market? Are you part of the looming baby boomer retirement crisis? According to some experts, baby boomers will crash the market when they retire. Find out my take on this by listening in. You guys probably don’t want to hear another thing about taxes after paying Uncle Sam today, but I have a couple of ways you could save on taxes in your investments. I also answer a question about an article covered in episode 82 and talk about the 7 deadly...

Duration:00:26:38

Will Your Kids Ruin Your Retirement? Ep #82

4/8/2019
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Welcome to Retirement Starts Today Radio, a retirement planning podcast. On today’s episode, we take a look at your children. Will they be the downfall of your retirement plans? We all love our kids, but they could ruin our financial planning for retirement if we don’t create some boundaries. We will also discuss a new retirement financial planning bill proposed in Congress, a retirement savings option for New Jersey residents, and what to do with the after-tax portion of a 401K balance....

Duration:00:18:53

Retirement Rehearsal (Revisited) Ep #81

4/1/2019
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What could we learn about ourselves if we took a one-week “dry run” at retirement? Your host Benjamin Brand CFP®, RICP® is under the weather, so we are revisiting this idea of sitting home for a full week and doing absolutely nothing. What can be learned about your future, and how would your plans for […] The post Retirement Rehearsal (Revisited) Ep #81 appeared first on Retirement Starts Today Radio.

Duration:00:15:59

Retirement Rehearsal Revisited Ep #81

4/1/2019
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What could we learn about ourselves if we took a one-week “dry run” at retirement? Your host Benjamin Brand CFP®, RICP ® is under the weather, so we are revisiting this idea of sitting home for a full week and doing absolutely nothing. What can be learned about your future, and how would your plans for retirement change from such an exercise? There’s only one way to find out. Listen to today’s show for more, or read more at the show notes:...

Duration:00:15:59

Why I Won’t Work With Your Kids, with Shannah Game Ep #80

3/25/2019
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Are you ready for your kids to start learning about finances? Well, don’t send them to me! This may surprise you, it certainly surprised a client of mine that asked me to work worth their children. I specialize in working with baby boomers who are getting ready to retire and I don’t work with young […] The post Why I Won’t Work With Your Kids, with Shannah Game Ep #80 appeared first on Retirement Starts Today Radio.

Duration:00:20:26

Why I Won’t Work With Your Kids, with Shannah Game Ep # 80

3/25/2019
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Are you ready for your kids to start learning about finances? Well, don’t send them to me! This may surprise you, it certainly surprised a client of mine that asked me to work worth their children. I specialize in working with baby boomers who are getting ready to retire and I don’t work with young people. I had my point of view confirmed the other day when I had lunch with a friend who is a local financial advisor that works with millennials. He knew so much about the tax opportunities that...

Duration:00:20:26

Do You Need Bernie Madoff Insurance? Ep #79

3/18/2019
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Have you ever considered buying fraud insurance for your portfolio? How about moving abroad to save on health care costs? On this episode of Retirement Starts Today we go over articles that tackle these questions as well as why many financial firms are giving back money to their clients. Listen to this episode of Retirement […] The post Do You Need Bernie Madoff Insurance? Ep #79 appeared first on Retirement Starts Today Radio.

Duration:00:20:54

Do You Need Bernie Madoff Insurance? Ep #79

3/18/2019
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Have you ever considered buying fraud insurance for your portfolio? How about moving abroad to save on health care costs? On this episode of Retirement Starts Today we go over articles that tackle these questions as well as why many financial firms are giving back money to their clients. Listen to this episode of Retirement Starts Today to catch up on the latest retirement headlines. Outline of This Episode Why are 79 financial firms giving back over $125M? The SEC says that 79 financial...

Duration:00:20:54

How Can a Forcing Mechanism Improve Your Retirement?, Ep #78

3/11/2019
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Have you ever heard of the term forcing mechanism? You may not have since it is a scientific term. But today you will learn how a forcing mechanism can improve your retirement. But first, we will discuss 2 headlines for you to think about. The first one will make you wonder what you should be […] The post How Can a Forcing Mechanism Improve Your Retirement?, Ep #78 appeared first on Retirement Starts Today Radio.

Duration:00:24:19

How Can a Forcing Mechanism Improve Your Retirement?, Ep #78

3/11/2019
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Have you ever heard of the term forcing mechanism? You may not have since it is a scientific term. But today you will learn how a forcing mechanism can improve your retirement. But first, we will discuss 2 headlines for you to think about. The first one will make you wonder what you should be expecting from your financial advisor. I share the second one to increase your awareness about the risks involved in investing. Finally, I will answer a listener question about why he is subject to a...

Duration:00:24:19

Are You Aware of the Top 10 Scams Targeting Seniors? Ep # 77

3/4/2019
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In this episode of Retirement Starts Today, you will learn about scams targeting seniors, what not to do to replace long-term care, and how the sharing economy may help you stay independent longer. You will also learn whether you should invest in the latest marijuana investment craze. Listen to this episode of Retirement Starts Today to help you to learn helpful tips to prepare for your retirement. Outline of This Episode Are you worried about scams targeting seniors? Seniors are robbed...

Duration:00:21:20

Are You Aware of the Top 10 Scams Targeting Seniors? Ep #77

3/4/2019
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In this episode of Retirement Starts Today, you will learn about scams targeting seniors, what not to do to replace long-term care, and how the sharing economy may help you stay independent longer. You will also learn whether you should invest in the latest marijuana investment craze. Listen to this episode of Retirement Starts Today […] The post Are You Aware of the Top 10 Scams Targeting Seniors? Ep #77 appeared first on Retirement Starts Today Radio.

Duration:00:21:20

How to Survive Grey Divorce and Being Single in Retirement with Sara Stanich, Ep #76

2/25/2019
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Have you heard of the grey divorce phenomenon? Many of us have the vision of walking into retirement hand in hand with our spouse. You know that vision, where you walk off into the sunset and live happily ever after. What happens instead if you face a divorce in retirement, can there be a happily […] The post How to Survive Grey Divorce and Being Single in Retirement with Sara Stanich, Ep #76 appeared first on Retirement Starts Today Radio.

Duration:00:19:29

How to Survive Grey Divorce and Being Single in Retirement with Sara Stanich, Ep #76

2/25/2019
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Have you heard of the grey divorce phenomenon? Many of us have the vision of walking into retirement hand in hand with our spouse. You know that vision, where you walk off into the sunset and live happily ever after. What happens instead if you face a divorce in retirement, can there be a happily ever after? Grey divorce is the term for when older couples divorce and this is the fastest growing demographic to divorce in America. Even if divorce doesn’t affect you, you may end up living alone...

Duration:00:19:29

How to Get the Most Out of Your Employer-Sponsored Retirement Plan with Aaron Pottichen, Ep #75

2/18/2019
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When is the last time you checked up on your employer-sponsored retirement plan? Dealing with 401K’s is a daunting task, people have so much on their plates already. Learning about all the fees and costs can be a bother. But it is important to know whether your employer-sponsored retirement plan is up to snuff. On […] The post How to Get the Most Out of Your Employer-Sponsored Retirement Plan with Aaron Pottichen, Ep #75 appeared first on Retirement Starts Today Radio.

Duration:00:22:39

How to Get the Most Out of Your Employer-Sponsored Retirement Plan with Aaron Pottichen, Ep # 75

2/18/2019
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When is the last time you checked up on your employer-sponsored retirement plan? Dealing with 401K’s is a daunting task, people have so much on their plates already. Learning about all the fees and costs can be a bother. But it is important to know whether your employer-sponsored retirement plan is up to snuff. On this episode of Retirement Starts Today you will learn how to tell if your 401K is a good one and what you can do if it isn’t the best. Aaron Pottichen joins me on this episode to...

Duration:00:22:39

Change Your Tax Status by Changing Your Domicile Ep #74

2/11/2019
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Are you familiar with the term “State of domicile?” You’ll be hearing it more and more as our world becomes more and more digitally connected and people become more mobile. Retirees should especially pay attention to the issue because it could save them thousands of dollars. If you’re interested in possibly changing your state of […] The post Change Your Tax Status by Changing Your Domicile Ep #74 appeared first on Retirement Starts Today Radio.

Duration:00:21:59

Changing Your State Of Domicile Could Give You Financial Perks During Retirement, Ep #74

2/11/2019
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Are you familiar with the term “State of domicile?” You’ll be hearing it more and more as our world becomes more and more digitally connected and people become more mobile. Retirees should especially pay attention to the issue because it could save them thousands of dollars. If you’re interested in possibly changing your state of domicile in the future, either to enjoy better weather or to change your financial picture, this episode will be very helpful. And in the retirement headlines I’m...

Duration:00:21:59

What We Can Learn From The Time Use And Happiness of Millionaires, Ep #73

2/4/2019
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There are many things we can learn from the time usage and happiness of Millionaires – not just how to make money and enjoy a better lifestyle. This episode brings you a handful of insights from a Harvard Business School study that looked into how millionaires use time, particularly when it comes to the level […] The post What We Can Learn From The Time Use And Happiness of Millionaires, Ep #73 appeared first on Retirement Starts Today Radio.

Duration:00:20:54