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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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There are many people who have impacted the way the world of investing works – but none in such a game-changing way as John Bogle. John founded Vanguard, a discount investment company specializing in index funds, in 1976 and was harshly criticized for it. But his approach has truly changed the way investments happen today. […]
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Most people have retirement questions – and this podcast is aimed at helping answer them – so I’m thankful when I get to do these “Q&A” sessions on the podcast. In this episode, you’re going to hear 4 questions from listeners like you. The first one highlights my advice to those who do NOT contribute […]
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What would you do if a $90,000 bill showed up in your mail a few weeks after your parents passed away? Can creditors pursue children for the medical expenses of their parents? We’ll get into it on this episode. But first, I want to address what’s going on in the markets. It looks like there […]
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Even though by all counts, 2018 was a terrible year for investing, you can make 2019 your best year ever. I can say that so confidently because I believe that it doesn’t depend on what will happen in the markets or economy. It depends on you. On this first episode of 2019, I want to […]
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The calendar is almost done for 2018 – and I’ve been thinking about podcast goals for 2019. Great things have happened with the show in the past year and the future looks very bright. I’ve enjoyed the interaction I’ve been able to have with you – the loyal listeners of the show – and look […]
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As you might imagine, tax strategies for retirees are not the same as those for non-retired investors. Not only do typical considerations like income brackets make a significant difference there are also changes in the tax laws that impact retirees differently than others. In this episode, I dive into specific situations and opportunities retirees need […]
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One of the first books that got me thinking differently about finances and helped me believe that becoming wealthy was within reach was “The Millionaire Next Door.” The impact of the book on my life is hard to describe and is one of the many reasons I invited Sarah Fallaw to be my guest on […]
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Preorder Chris Hogan’s new book: Everyday Millionaires: How Ordinary People Built Extraordinary Wealth―and How You Can Too I’ve been a fan of Dave Ramsey and the entire Dave Ramsey team for many years. My wife and I have coordinated several Financial Peace University classes at local churches and I was even one of Dave Ramsey’s Endorsed […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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