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The Essential Podcast

Markets and Investing

Detach from the constant noise of the financial world and focus on what's Essential - family, purpose, and recreation. Tommy discusses financial and life strategies you can use to essentialize your life.

Detach from the constant noise of the financial world and focus on what's Essential - family, purpose, and recreation. Tommy discusses financial and life strategies you can use to essentialize your life.

Location:

United States

Description:

Detach from the constant noise of the financial world and focus on what's Essential - family, purpose, and recreation. Tommy discusses financial and life strategies you can use to essentialize your life.

Language:

English

Contact:

251-517-0207


Episodes

5 Retirement Mistakes Business Owners Make

7/30/2021
Small-business owners spend so much time and energy building their company that they often neglect their personal financial future. Are you making any of these 5 retirement planning mistakes?

Duration:00:25:14

8 Timeless Insights

5/20/2021
Financial planning doesn't have to be overwhelming. On this episode we discuss a simplified framework built with 8 Timeless Investing Insights. Grab the free eBook: barkofinancial.com/8timelessinsights

Duration:00:25:02

4 Weeks Without A Smart Phone

3/16/2021
After nearly 4 weeks of eliminating the distractions (and convenience) of a Smart Phone, we check in with Matt for an update.

Duration:00:26:52

Eliminate Distractions And Unplug

2/3/2021
Here's a great option to eliminate distractions an unplug, starting with your phone.

Duration:00:26:15

Our 6 Favorite Episodes

12/8/2020
The Essential Podcast is 3 years old! We end the year with a look back at some of our favorite episodes. Join us for this stroll down memory lane.

Duration:00:18:22

Two Books To Consider

11/11/2020
It's time for another book review (or two). On this episode, we discuss two books that deserve a spot on your reading list. Grab one to enjoy during this approaching holiday season and get ready for 2021.

Duration:00:30:39

Election Day Update

11/3/2020
Who wins? When will we find out? And how will the markets react? While our votes should reflect our personal beliefs and preferences, it's important to remember what affects markets in the long run.

Duration:00:26:45

A New (Essential?) Hobby To Try

10/20/2020
Matt's new hobby is one to consider. Recreation is Essential and a hobby is a great way to manage stress while having fun. Here's one anyone can try.

Duration:00:25:48

An Essential Fall Travel Destination

10/5/2020
You need a vacation! Here is our recommended destination for Fall 2020. Hint: The mountains are calling...

Duration:00:31:27

Finding Focus In A Distracted World

9/23/2020
The world is noisy, filled with intense distractions and almost endless road blocks to our ability to focus. With so many things competing for our attention, these 4 tips will help.

Duration:00:14:13

Do Presidential Elections Affect The Stock Market?

9/8/2020
Even though Presidential Elections happen every four years, they often breed uncertainty or anxiety about the financial markets and other investment matters. How should investors react to what may be a bitter campaign? Should investors fear either party winning the White House? Is it best to sit on the sidelines until the dust settles? On a short-term basis, election headlines have the power to move markets and create stock market volatility. Here are the facts.

Duration:00:23:09

4 Essential Recipes

8/25/2020
Whether spending an evening out by the grill or smoker, or serving a perfect steak cooked indoors, here are 4 essential recipes to finish the Summer strong and kick off your Fall gatherings with delicious ease.

Duration:00:17:44

Buying A Vacation Home

8/11/2020
Here are 4 essential tips to consider before buying your vacation home.

Duration:00:16:15

Benefits Of Owning Pets

7/28/2020
What else is new for 2020? A national pet shortage. True story! Here are some things to consider when adding a furry friend to your family.

Duration:00:20:29

Traveling During The Pandemic

7/14/2020
Tommy talks about traveling during the pandemic and provides tips and insights from a recent road trip that covered 3 states and 5 different hotels.

Duration:00:29:37

Happy 4th!

6/30/2020
Here's a short message from Tommy as you prepare to celebrate the birth of our great country this weekend!

Duration:00:02:04

3 Ways To Feel In Control Now

6/16/2020
If you've felt confused or anxious as a result of recent events, here is an action plan you can follow to regain focus, boost confidence and provide a much needed sense of control.

Duration:00:20:36

The Great Reset

6/2/2020
Life as we all knew it came to an abrupt halt. As things begin to return to "normal", consider the perspective to view this "Great Reset" as an opportunity to live a more intentional and essential life.

Duration:00:21:48

Should You Take A 401k Withdrawal?

5/19/2020
The CAREs Act has provided some options to access 401k and other retirement accounts in the face of historic unemployment and the COVID-19 pandemic. What are the details and what should you do?

Duration:00:23:29

Essential ID Theft Prevention Tips

5/5/2020
Risk Management is Essential, and with 1 in 15 consumers falling victim to Identity Theft annually, we should be intentional to minimize our vulnerability. Here are some helpful steps you can take now.

Duration:00:21:28