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Financial and retirement planning guidance from Kansas City‘s Scott Dougan of Elevated Retirement Group.

Financial and retirement planning guidance from Kansas City‘s Scott Dougan of Elevated Retirement Group.

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United States

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Financial and retirement planning guidance from Kansas City‘s Scott Dougan of Elevated Retirement Group.

Language:

English

Contact:

9193781410


Episodes

Why is the Market Going Down?

5/19/2022
The stock market has been on the decline. But is this normal, or is this time different? How should we handle the drop? We’ll share what advice we give clients and how you can handle the ups and downs with confidence. Read more and get additional financial resources here: http://listentoscott.com What we discuss in this episode: 2:00 – Why is the market going down? 5:36 – Volatility is quicker 9:02 – Upward trend 11:59 – Final thoughts

Duration:00:15:45

Murky Issues That Make Retirement Planning Harder

5/5/2022
A recent USA Today article pointed out three murky issues that increase retirement planning’s degree of difficulty, especially in today’s economic climate. On this episode, we’ll breakdown the article to see if the murky issues are actually that threatening, and what you can do about it if you’re concerned. Read more and get additional financial resources here: http://listentoscott.com What we discuss in this episode: 2:38 – Income growth 8:13 – Social Security 10:52 – Withdrawal...

Duration:00:19:21

Home Run Retirement: How Baseball Principles Also Score Financial Runs

4/21/2022
After listening to today’s episode, you’ll never attend another baseball game with the family and look at it the same way. We’re going to show you how taking some of baseball’s most basic principles can also lead to financial success in your retirement portfolio. So, grab your peanuts and crackerjacks and let’s take the financial field. Read more and get additional financial resources here: http://listentoscott.com What we discuss in this episode: 2:31 – Home runs 4:26 –...

Duration:00:15:30

Worried About Bad News? Remember, This Too Shall Pass

4/7/2022
We’ve had no shortage of bad news in the news lately, but don’t panic. Remember, this too shall pass. We’ll share how we walk with clients through troubling times and keep their finances in order Read more and get additional financial resources here: http://listentoscott.com What we discuss in this episode: 1:20 – Crisis du jour 3:22 – Focus, not fear 6:55 – Can’t speculate 9:11 – Fear 10:31 – How we help

Duration:00:17:16

What’s the Most Important Part of Retirement Planning?

3/17/2022
Planning for retirement is relatively complex. There are a lot of different moving parts and factors to consider. Adjusting any of these variables can impact the end result. But is there one part of the retirement planning process that’s most important? Read more and get additional financial resources here: http://listentoscott.com What we discuss in this episode: 2:07 – Deciding what you do 5:09 – Start now 6:15 – Income 7:55 – Spending 9:20 – Portfolio allocation 11:14 –...

Duration:00:21:21

Planning for Things You Can’t Predict

3/3/2022
There are some things in life you can’t predict, but you can try to plan for them. For example, when is the next market crash going to happen? We don’t know, but here’s how you can prepare for this and other things in your financial life. Read more and get additional financial resources here: http://listentoscott.com What we discuss in this episode: 3:01 – Market crashes 6:57 – Health care 11:19 – Taxes 13:42 – Life expectancy

Duration:00:18:44

How Much is Your Money Bias Costing You?

2/24/2022
On this episode, we’ll breakdown a CNBC article that analyzes a recent Morningstar study. The study found that most of us have at least one money bias, some of us more than one, and that those biases are very possibly costing us money in our checking, savings, investing and retirement accounts. Listen to see if you might be impacted by a specific money bias and for strategies to get it back under control. Read the CNBC article:...

Duration:00:16:57

The State of the Markets in 2022

2/17/2022
Today’s show is a special edition. We recently held a webinar with other financial advisors to talk about the state of the markets in 2022. We’ll get you up to date on stock market volatility and provide some perspective on the economy. Read more and get additional financial resources here: http://listentoscott.com What we discuss in this episode: 3:02 – Quotes 7:37 – Politics vs. policy 13:30 – The economy 15:14 – What drives the stock market 18:20 – Great resignation 21:32 –...

Duration:00:46:37

5 Signs You’re In Good Financial Health

1/20/2022
If retirement is on your mind, then listen up. Today’s show is a 5-part checklist that’ll help measure if you’re in good financial health and set yourself up for retirement success. What we discuss in this episode: 1:53 – Spend less than you make 2:47 – Future tax implications 5:06 – Know your retirement plan 6:54 – Retirement income plan 8:07 – Don’t worry about financial future 10:14 – Bonus sign Read more: https://listentoscott.com/episodes/

Duration:00:13:06

22 Money Resolutions For 2022

1/6/2022
You might not be able to follow through on all 22 of these resolutions, but implement even just a few of these and you’ll be well on your way to a more prosperous financial life in the coming year. Read more and get additional financial resources here: https://listentoscott.com/podcasts/22-money-resolutions-for-2022/ What we discuss in this episode: 5:43 – Reducing debt 6:10 – Boost savings 6:39 – Prepare for unexpected 7:23 – Don’t overreact 9:02 – Budget 12:23 – Meet with a...

Duration:00:26:13

What is a Fiduciary and Why Do You Need One?

12/21/2021
Few people can pronounce “fiduciary” correctly, let alone describe it and explain how it impacts their world. It is a really important thing to grasp and be able to explain. So today, we’ll discuss what it means to be a fiduciary and some questions you can ask your financial advisor. Read more and get additional financial resources here: https://listentoscott.com/podcasts/what-is-a-fiduciary-and-why-do-you-need-one/ What we discuss in this episode: 1:03 – How to pronounce...

Duration:00:13:59

What to Know About End-of-Year Taxes

12/16/2021
As the end of the year quickly approaches, here are some last-minute tax issues you need to get in order before Jan. 1, 2022. Find out how RMDs, charitable contributions, and more could impact your taxes. Read more and get additional financial resources here: https://listentoscott.com/podcasts/what-to-know-about-end-of-year-taxes/ Check List: Click Here What we discuss in this episode: 3:47 – Required minimum distributions 5:01 – New legislation 5:59 – Contributions 6:48 – Tax...

Duration:00:13:31

Time is Undefeated

11/18/2021
Time is undefeated. Nobody outlasts time. One of the big questions that people have, when they seek our advice, is: Will we be OK financially and have money for the rest of our lives? We’ll let you know what steps you must do to get there. Read more and get additional financial resources here: https://listentoscott.com/podcasts/time-is-undefeated/ Jesse Itzler YouTube video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jks1fjm3o_I What we discuss in this episode: 1:33 – Time is...

Duration:00:20:13

Your Brain on News

11/4/2021
In today’s world, the news is everywhere. How does this affect our brain and decision-making? Did you know that constantly obeying our ancient drive to focus on the negative can make us miserable? Read more and get additional financial resources here: https://listentoscott.com/podcasts/your-brain-on-news/ What we discuss in this episode: 2:10 – Ground News 6:32 – How we got here 9:34 – Here we are 14:38 – Headlines

Duration:00:22:00

How Overconfidence Can Lead to Financial Destruction

10/21/2021
Overconfidence in your financial life can sometimes lead to destruction. Find out if any of these examples apply to you and why you can’t put too much confidence in any of these planning areas. Read more and get additional financial resources here: https://listentoscott.com/podcasts/how-overconfidence-can-lead-to-financial-destruction/ What we discuss in this episode: 6:00 – Stock markets 9:05 – Managing your own portfolio 13:24 – A million dollars 14:31 – Rules of thumb 16:23 –...

Duration:00:23:46

Tony Robbins and the Importance of Feeding Your Mind

10/15/2021
Today we’re sharing some wisdom from motivational speaker and coach Tony Robbins about the importance of feeding your mind. Find out five ways you can live your best post-pandemic life. Read more and get additional financial resources here: https://wp.me/paeENs-cM Watch Tony Robbin's video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Aupn1QUSxdw&t=25s Chili Recipe: https://www.meatchurch.com/blogs/recipes/texas-chili What we discuss on this episode: 7:03 – Feed your mind 14:38 – Why am I...

Duration:00:33:52

Retirement Wisdom From Mick Jagger

9/16/2021
Believe it or not, Mick Jagger has dispensed a lot of retirement planning wisdom in his life. Granted, he didn’t mean for these statements to have anything to do with money when he said them, but we’re here to weave these quotes into a financial lesson. Read more and get additional financial resources here: https://wp.me/paeENs-cA What we discuss on this episode: 2:52 – The past 4:28 – Losing dreams 8:22 – Letting yourself go 10:27 – Satisfaction

Duration:00:14:56

How Age & Wisdom Play Into Financial Planning

9/2/2021
There’s an old quote that says, “Age is the price of wisdom.” Today, we’re talking about how that applies to the financial world. Ask yourself, have you changed your opinion on money and saving for retirement as you’ve gotten older? Read more and get additional financial resources here: https://wp.me/paeENs-cw What we discuss on this episode: 3:30 – Changing perspectives 6:15 – Regrets 8:52 – Worry 11:50 – Legacy 15:11 – Risk

Duration:00:18:46

4 Financial Questions We Get Asked All the Time

8/19/2021
On this episode of Your Retirement Elevated podcast with Scott Dougan, we’re sharing the four most common financial questions we get and how we answer them. Read more and get additional financial resources here: https://wp.me/paeENs-cp What we discuss on this episode: 3:45 – When can I retire? 5:55 – Do I have enough? 7:41 – Will my money last as long as I do? 8:34 – Will I be OK?

Duration:00:13:25

Watch Out for These 4 Retirement Blind Spots

8/5/2021
On this episode of Your Retirement Elevated podcast with Scott Dougan, we’re talking about blind spots in your retirement. Most retirees and pre-retirees have them in their retirement plan – things they never knew they needed to be thinking about. We’ll explain how each of these blind spots can cause problems. Read more and get additional financial resources here: https://wp.me/paeENs-cl What we discuss on this episode: 4:15 – Market downturn 6:43 – Inflation 8:40 – Medical...

Duration:00:16:36