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Number-one, best-selling author Chris Hogan wants to turn the tables on how we think about retirement. Retirement isn’t an age; it’s a financial number! It’s not about how old you are; it’s about how much money you need to live your retirement dream! In each episode, America’s trusted voice on retirement unpacks topics like saving, investing, budgeting, building wealth, and everything else you need to win long-term. Plus he answers your questions and highlights successful men and women who are winning the retirement game. Whether you’re 25 or 55, this podcast will change your life—today and tomorrow!




#35: Even The Pros Need A Plan (Special Guest Eddie George)

Whether you’re an office clerk, a musician or a lawyer, you need a plan for retirement. Even professional athletes need a plan. Hogan talks with NFL great and Heisman Trophy winner Eddie George about the importance of planning for retirement and leaving a legacy. Hogan also interviews Billy Corben—director of ESPN’s 30 for 30 documentary Broke—about the epidemic of professional athletes going broke. Also featured in this episode are a Coach Hogan Halftime Speech and a new Millionaire...

Duration: 00:57:47

#34: Understand Yourself, Improve Your Marriage (with Dr. Les Parrott) - Part 2

In the second episode of a two-part series, Hogan shares more insights from the DISC personality assessment as it relates to your relationship with your significant other. Hogan also concludes his conversation with Dr. Les Parrott, marriage and relationship expert, about how getting in sync with your spouse. Also featured in this episode are the segments Hear from the People and Millionaire Moment. 0:24—WELCOME 1:48—UNDERSTANDING YOUR PERSONALITY (PT 2) Hogan applies the DISC...

Duration: 00:45:46

#33: Understand Yourself, Improve Your Marriage (with Dr. Les Parrott) - Part 1

Your personality and your relationships affect your financial future. In the first of two episodes, Hogan shares insights about the DISC profile and the different personality styles. Hogan also talks with Dr. Les Parrott, marriage and relationship expert, about getting in sync with your significant other about finances. Also featured in this episode: a Story Spotlight about a couple in Colorado who paid off their home; and a Millionaire Moment. 0:24—WELCOME 1:55—UNDERSTANDING YOUR...

Duration: 00:53:42

#32: Your Financial Hall Of Fame

What will your life say to others? That’s the focus of Episode 32, Your Financial Hall of Fame. In it, Chris Hogan challenges you to fast forward and see yourself living in the midst of your accomplished dreams. You’ll see all the sacrifices and all the hard work you put in, but you’ll also see the payoff. Also, to help celebrate the 25-Year Anniversary of The Dave Ramsey Show, Hogan recalls a classic Dave story you’ve probably never heard. In addition, the episode features these regular...

Duration: 00:48:12

#31: YOU Get To Define Retirement

No one defines retirement for you. It’s up to you. Hogan shares five negative reasons you might not retire, but he shares five positive reasons, too! Also featured in this episode: Hear From the People; The Takeaway (Futures Under Construction); and a new Millionaire Moment. 0:28—WELCOME 1:43—5 NEGATIVE REASONS YOU MIGHT NOT RETIRE 12:27—5 POSITIVE REASONS YOU MIGHT NOT RETIRE *Check out the original article Hogan wrote about why you might not retire: 7 Mistakes That Could...

Duration: 00:43:37

#30: Imagine And Activate Your Freedom

In light of Independence Day, Hogan shares ideas on how you can imagine and then activate your future dreams. Also featured in this episode: Hear from the People, a new Millionaire Moment, and Professor Hogan makes a cameo appearance to define investing terms sent in from VIPs. 0:28—WELCOME 1:28—IMAGINE AND ACTIVATE YOUR FUTURE 20:23—LISTEN UP VIPS 23:05—HEAR FROM THE PEOPLE *For more information, listen to Episode #24: The Ultimate 401(k)...

Duration: 00:40:23

#29: How To Get Unstuck & Focus Forward

The podcast is a year old and we’re just getting started! This episode features Hogan’s 6-Point-Plan so you can get un-stuck and start moving forward. To celebrate the podcast’s anniversary, this episode includes a special segment, “Voices of our Community.” Also featured in this episode are The Takeaway (Financial Farming), and Wake Up Calls. 0:29—ANNIVERSARY WELCOME AND CHALLENGE 0:59—VOICES OF OUR COMMUNITY Many of our VIPs at a recent conference wanted to share their retirement...

Duration: 00:45:10

#28: Wealth Builder

When you’re in debt, you’re making others wealthy—especially the bank! When you invest that money instead, you’re building wealth for yourself and your loved ones. In this episode, Chris Hogan gives you practical steps to get on track with growing wealth. As a bonus, to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of The Dave Ramsey Show, Hogan recalls a classic Dave story you probably never heard. Also featured in this episode: Retire Inspired poetry; Hear from the People; and a new Millionaire...

Duration: 00:41:53

#27: Hogan's Secret For Success

What’s the secret to progress? Hogan wants to share his formula with you. He calls it his progress theorem. And he has a challenge for you on applying it to your goals. Also featured in this episode: Coach Hogan’s Halftime Speeches; Hear From the People; The Takeaway: Building Instructions; and The Millionaire Moment. 0:29—WELCOME 1:20—HOGAN’S SECRET FOR PROGRESS The basement (@4:24) Your body follows your head (@8:05) The Progress Theorem (@11:37) P = G + E – Ex / T x...

Duration: 00:46:53

#26: You Or Your Kids

Which should come first for you: save for retirement or college? There’s a 50% chance that your child will go to college and graduate, but there’s a 100% chance that you will retire—and possibly sooner than you think. In this episode, Chris talks about wants versus needs and higher education versus higher awareness. He offers several tips for parents who are thinking about their kids’ college and hoping to retire inspired. Also featured in this episode: a Hogan rant; Wake-Up Calls; The...

Duration: 00:50:11

#25: How To Find Extra Retirement Money (guest Christy Wright)

Who doesn’t want extra money? In this episode, Hogan reminds you to go after it! He shares his thoughts on how to find extra retirement money. He also wants you to use your talents to make extra money to reach your financial goals. To discuss that, speaker and author Christy Wright stops by to talk. Her new book, Business Boutique, is the definitive book on equipping women to make money doing what they love. Also featured in this episode are The Takeaway: The Big Bad Wolf; Hear From the...

Duration: 00:53:23

#24: The Ultimate 401(k) Questions

The 401(k) is a tool for building your financial future, but many people have questions about it. So many people have emailed Hogan regarding the subject that we’ve dedicated an entire episode to take an in-depth look at the 401(k), 403(b), and other similar investing options. He also answers some of the most common questions asked about the topic. Also featured in this episode: Exclusive Backstage Access from a recent Retire Inspired Event; The Takeaway: Mountain Climbing; and a new...

Duration: 00:50:48

#23: Your Tax Refund Is Not A Bonus

You’re waiting to see if your tax refund will be good. But have you thought about how to best apply it to your financial future? It’s a good time of year for a perspective shift and Hogan will help your future stay in high definition. Not only that, but your retirement coach has a new challenge and an invitation to a community of future dreamers. Other features in this episode include “Veshona’s Story” (an attendee at a recent Retire Inspired Live event), The Takeaway, and a new...

Duration: 00:40:02

#22: Do You Want To Help Mom And Dad?

If you subscribe to this podcast, you are looking to retire inspired. But what about your parents? If they aren’t on solid financial ground, you may be able to help them. Hogan gives you several guidelines for helping your parents with their money. Other features include “Andy’s Story” (an attendee at a recent Retire Inspired event), The Takeaway, and The Millionaire Moment. 0:28—WELCOME 1:43—RANT AND CHALLENGE “81% of Americans don’t know how much they need to retire.”...

Duration: 00:46:24

#21:You Don't Have To Be A Rookie

You can avoid making rookie mistakes! Chris Hogan shares several ways you can on your road to retirement. He also introduces a new segment called the Millionaire Moment, in which he talks with everyday millionaires about the steps they took to reach this milestone. Also in this episode, you’ll get exclusive backstage access to one of Hogan’s Retire Inspired events as Hogan and a SmartVestor Pro answer questions from the audience. Other features include The Takeaway and the Hear from the...

Duration: 00:43:03

#20: Home Seller's Special

All of us are impacted by real estate. Hogan walks you through some vital information in a 4-part special on: The Right Agent, The Right Price, The Right Listing, and The Right Offer. You can get the link to the Home Seller's PDFs by text: Text HOMESELLER to 77948 You can also download the Home Seller's PDFs at Rejoin our regular episodes March 1, 2017 and listen to Hogan discuss Rookie Mistakes!

Duration: 00:26:51

#19: Other Key Investments - You and Your Relationships (guest Dr. Meg Meeker)

Hogan believes financial investing (Baby Step 4) is crucial to your retirement dreams. But what about other key investments you must make? As a bonus, Hogan talks to guest Dr. Meg Meeker about the relationships you should invest in. Hogan also does a deep dive and challenges you to invest in yourself so you can become the best version of you possible. The episode also features The Takeaway and responses to listener emails. 0:32—WELCOME 1:37—ARE YOU A LISTENER OR A...

Duration: 00:52:56

#18: Overcoming And Avoiding Mistakes

This episode focuses on avoiding future money mistakes by addressing four things you must know about retirement. As a bonus, Hogan gives you a step-by-step process for overcoming past mistakes. Also in this episode, you’ll gain exclusive access into the VIP Backstage Experience at one of the Retired Inspired live events. You’ll hear Hogan and a SmartVestor Pro answer questions from the crowd—the same kind of questions you might have. Other features include Hogan’s Takeaway and the Hear...

Duration: 00:47:32

#17: Million (with special guest Dave Ramsey)

Hogan has special guest Dave Ramsey on to continue the self-made millionaire conversation. In fact, this episode is called MILLION because that word touches everything Hogan shares. He also gives his Takeaway to jump-start your millionaire mentality and then features a story spotlight about Terry, a retired teacher who happens to have a net worth of over 1.3 MILLION dollars! That’s right, a teacher who became a self-made millionaire. Also, the Retire Inspired podcast has a reason to...

Duration: 00:54:05

#16: Goals And Effort Must Be Aimed

Happy New Year! Your daily effort has to be aimed. There is a mental aspect and obligation to setting your goals. Do you have new year’s resolutions? Hogan has 15 tips for your New Year on how to not just set goals but aim for them. Align your heart and your head toward a common goal for your retirement dreams. Make 2017 your year of escalation. Other featured segments include: Hear From The People, Coach Hogan’s Halftime Speeches, and Hogan’s patented 3-point-takeaway. Jump start your new...

Duration: 00:41:36

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