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While we all have dreams of simplifying our lives, it is not easy. Our podcast is here to help. It focuses on topics that can help make your life easier -- from finances and wealth planning, to your health, travel and more. It’s about putting life in perspective and having a game plan. Questions or topics you would like us to discuss, email podcast@marinerwealthadvisors.com or visit http://www.marinerwealthadvisors.com/podcast

While we all have dreams of simplifying our lives, it is not easy. Our podcast is here to help. It focuses on topics that can help make your life easier -- from finances and wealth planning, to your health, travel and more. It’s about putting life in perspective and having a game plan. Questions or topics you would like us to discuss, email podcast@marinerwealthadvisors.com or visit http://www.marinerwealthadvisors.com/podcast

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While we all have dreams of simplifying our lives, it is not easy. Our podcast is here to help. It focuses on topics that can help make your life easier -- from finances and wealth planning, to your health, travel and more. It’s about putting life in perspective and having a game plan. Questions or topics you would like us to discuss, email podcast@marinerwealthadvisors.com or visit http://www.marinerwealthadvisors.com/podcast

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Episodes

Moody Money: A Look Into Financial Anxiety

5/19/2020
Many of us have experienced some level of stress when it comes to money, but some individuals experience symptoms of anxiety when they think about their accounts.On this episode, George Fernandez invites financial therapist, Lindsay Bryan-Podvin, to share what it means to have financial anxiety, different ways it can manifest and how she helps her clients through it.

Duration:00:25:22

Tax Rewind: A Synopsis of the Recent Changes

4/23/2020
SECURE Act, CARES Act, Small Business Loans and Paycheck Protection Program. There have certainly been many changes to the tax landscape recently. In this episode, Brian Leitner, George Fernandez and Scott Sturgeon take a look back at the legislative changes discuss what kind of impacts that may have for individual’s tax situations going forward.

Duration:00:36:51

Coping with a Crisis

4/2/2020
Whether it is a government-issued, stay-at-home order, an unavoidable crisis or market turmoil, sometimes it can feel like control is out of your hands. In this episode, Brian Leitner and Scott Sturgeon discuss what you can do from the comfort of your home, in any situation, to help regain some sense of normalcy.

Duration:00:25:50

Coronavirus Update with Chris Jenson

3/17/2020
As you practice precautions to help keep yourself and your family healthy, consider these additional safety tips. Dr. Chris Jenson, a former ER doctor who spent time with the CDC and is now an educator, joins us to help break down COVID-19 and what you should do to help protect yourself.

Duration:00:23:54

Coronavirus Infecting the Market?

3/9/2020
With drops in the markets over the last two weeks and the spread of the coronavirus, you may have concerns about your investments. We continue to watch the markets and urge against making impulsive actions. Hear what our Chief Investment Strategist Jeff Krumpelman has to say on the topic.

Duration:00:22:19

Love or Money…Why Not Both?

2/18/2020
Whether couples have shared or separate accounts, it’s important to communicate about finances, values and goals. Having these discussions can result in reduced financial stress and an increase in satisfaction within their relationships. Sonya Lutter, Ph.D., director of School of Family Studies and Human Services at Kansas State University, joins us to help break down the intricacies of love and money and ways for couples to discuss finances.

Duration:00:27:22

New Tax Law Could Impact Your Retirement

1/28/2020
On December 20, 2019, the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act, or the SECURE Act, became law. While many of us have heard about this in the news, what may not have been immediately apparent is the significant impact this new law could have on your retirement plan and financial goals. Scott Sturgeon, of the Mariner Wealth Advisors practice management team joins us to help simplify the details and explain who is impacted in what way.

Duration:00:27:57

Quantity or Quality? Valuating Your Collectibles

1/7/2020
From stamps to cars and wine to fine art, there are thousands of different collections that enthusiasts buy and sell, but how do you know if your collection is better at accumulating value than dust? We’re joined by Laura Doyle, vice president, art, jewelry & valuable collections manager at Chubb, who shares her experience in helping her clients appraise, restore and preserve their collections. We explore what collectors just getting started should know, what insuring a collection looks like...

Duration:00:29:48

All Year’s Resolutions: Thoughtful Goal Setting

12/10/2019
As we approach the end of the year, many of us are winding down for the holidays, traveling to spend time with family and reflecting on the year, and ultimately, setting resolutions for the new year. But is the end of the year or beginning of a new year the best time to set goals and resolutions? Chris Bixby, of Mariner Wealth Advisors, suggests a different approach. In this Episode of Your Life, Simplified, he suggests we spend this time of reflection as a way to set your goals in motion...

Duration:00:29:14

Timing is Everything…When Making Withdrawals

11/19/2019
Sequence of returns risk is the possibility that an investor will have lower returns over time due to withdrawals made during low or negative return years. It may not be something thought about regularly, but it is something that everyone should consider, especially when planning for retirement. We’re joined by Justin Richter of Mariner Wealth Advisors who helps us understand what the overall impacts of taking distributions in a down market can look like over time and explain what...

Duration:00:22:16

No Deadline In Sight: How Often Should You Be Talking Taxes?

11/12/2019
Many people consider their tax situations when there is a filing deadline coming up, but the reality is, by taking a more comprehensive look at your tax plan, you can potentially improve your overall wealth plan. Ryan Drake of the Mariner Wealth Advisors tax planning and preparation group joins us to talk about common mistakes and opportunities he sees when speaking with clients. Additionally, he shares ways in which you could improve your tax situation before year end.

Duration:00:25:02

Seven Reasons Your Estate Plan May Be Weak

10/29/2019
Estate planning is a topic often put off as a conversation that can be had in the future. However, do you know what would happen if you were to suddenly pass and you didn’t have an estate plan in place or if it was drafted incorrectly? Jadin Winberg of Mariner Wealth Advisors discusses some of the more common mistakes he has encountered with reviewing and discussing estate plans.

Duration:00:34:16

Your Financial Questions…Answered

10/8/2019
We’ve compiled your top financial questions and are dedicating this episode of Your Life, Simplified to providing answers. Discussing topics such as charitable giving, taxes, investments, risk management, retirement planning, education funding, enrolling in Medicare versus staying on your company’s healthcare plan after age 65, to finding an insurance policy when you have a pre-existing condition, our guests – Pat Kummer and George Fernandez - provide their views in an effort to help make...

Duration:00:33:56

Cautiously Optimistic: The Market Is Fluctuating, But Our Strategy Isn’t

9/10/2019
The market has been a wild ride in 2019, and the volatility in price swings and investor psychology isn’t letting up. Despite current popular opinion that recession is imminent, we are reading the signs differently. Jeff Krumpelman, chief investment strategist of Mariner Wealth Advisors joins the show to discuss how he and his team views the market changes and why he urges investors to remain cautiously optimistic and focused on trends in data.

Duration:00:26:42

Women & Finances: Should Their Approach Be Different Than Men?

8/27/2019
Women often take a backseat when it comes to long-term financial planning. They’re busy juggling family, career and professional goals, but it’s imperative that women take charge of their financial futures too. Jana Shoulders of Mariner Wealth Advisors joins us to discuss the importance of women being educated about their finances and finding a wealth advisor that holistically supports them.

Duration:00:32:00

Splitting Equitably: The Financial Considerations of Divorce

8/6/2019
Divorce can be a very difficult time, and with emotions running high, it can be beneficial to have someone advocating for you when it comes time to look at how to split your finances. We invite Megan Brozowski of Mariner Wealth Advisors to discuss how having an advisor, and specifically a Certified Divorce Financial Analyst®, can alleviate the burden of making those decisions on your own as well as running the numbers to know what you need to continue living your lifestyle.

Duration:00:24:14

An Alarming Trend: The Opioid Epidemic

7/16/2019
Since their introduction, opioids have been an effective tool in pain management for many. Unfortunately, they have also been the path to powerful addiction for others. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 130 Americans die every day from an opioid overdose. Dr. Chris Jenson, a former ER doctor who spent time with the CDC and is now an educator, joins the podcast to discuss the opioid epidemic as a situation that could potentially affect any one of us.

Duration:00:30:39

Simplifying Senior Living: What’s the Right Choice for You?

6/25/2019
As we grow older, we will all need to make choices regarding senior living. Whether you’re making decisions for your parents, a spouse, yourself or other loved ones, it is important to have a clear understanding of the housing options available. Choices can range from facilities with assisted living services or memory care to continuing care retirement communities (also known as life plan communities) to receiving assistance in your home, and each of these options has different implications...

Duration:00:34:53

College Planning: Going Beyond the Dollar Signs

5/14/2019
It’s no secret higher education tuition costs are rapidly rising. So when it comes to college planning your mind likely goes right to dollar signs. But there’s more to planning for college than just finances. Cozy Wittman of College Inside Track goes beyond loans and scholarships for an in-depth discussion on college planning considerations you may not be thinking about.

Duration:00:31:51

Location, Location, Location! Tips on Home Buying and Selling

4/23/2019
Many of us have heard the adage about location being everything when it comes to real estate, but what else should you be thinking about? We invite real estate agent Mike O’Dell on to the show to discuss key decision points from both the buying and selling side. From strategic approaches on coming in with an offer on the buy side, to how to handle lowball offers on the sale of your home, Mike shares his experience on what he has seen work in the industry.

Duration:00:29:19