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Integrating your financial, legal & life planning all in one podcast. Carrie Quraishi is an estate & wealth planning attorney at Quraishi Law Firm in Arkansas and Texas. Carrie is dedicated to using her wealth of experience, mastery of the law and commitment to a client-first approach to help you protect what matters most – your wealth, loved ones, and legacy – and make informed and educated decisions about your money, so you can live a life by design, and not by default.

Integrating your financial, legal & life planning all in one podcast. Carrie Quraishi is an estate & wealth planning attorney at Quraishi Law Firm in Arkansas and Texas. Carrie is dedicated to using her wealth of experience, mastery of the law and commitment to a client-first approach to help you protect what matters most – your wealth, loved ones, and legacy – and make informed and educated decisions about your money, so you can live a life by design, and not by default.

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United States

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Integrating your financial, legal & life planning all in one podcast. Carrie Quraishi is an estate & wealth planning attorney at Quraishi Law Firm in Arkansas and Texas. Carrie is dedicated to using her wealth of experience, mastery of the law and commitment to a client-first approach to help you protect what matters most – your wealth, loved ones, and legacy – and make informed and educated decisions about your money, so you can live a life by design, and not by default.

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English

Contact:

9193781410


Episodes

Episode 41: Home Run Retirement Planning: How Baseball Principles Also Score Financial Runs

5/26/2022
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. Important Links: Get your free copy of "Bad Advisors" here:...

Duration:00:17:47

Episode 40: The Ins And Outs Of Long-Term Care Planning

5/5/2022
About half of people turning age 65 will require some type of paid long-term care in their lifetimes. Women will need 3.7 years of care, on average, while males will need an average of 2.2 years. The cost of nursing-home care in a private room has passed the $100,000/year mark, and in major urban areas, the cost of care runs even higher than that. Yet despite those daunting figures--or possibly because of them--many people delay installing a long-term-care plan. Important Links: Get your...

Duration:00:22:50

Episode 39: Who Even Needs A Financial Advisor?

3/10/2022
Some people feel that they’ll save money by handling their investments themselves instead of working with an advisor. Others may like the challenge of doing it themselves. Still others just don’t know who to trust so they end up not working with anyone. Let’s talk about some reasons that you might need an advisor… Important Links: Special Report: The #1 Thing Wasting Your Hard-Earned Dollars: https://www.quraishilaw.com/reports/the-1-thing-wasting-your-hard-earned-dollars.cfm Related...

Duration:00:18:44

Episode 38: Do You Have A Money Bias? What’s It Costing You?

2/17/2022
On this episode, we’ll breakdown a recent 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. Important Links: Special Report: The #1 Thing Wasting Your Hard-Earned Dollars:...

Duration:00:26:26

Episode 37: End of Year Tax Tips with Jeff Wicker, CPA

12/9/2021
Our final episode of 2021 is packed with lots of great information about tax tips for the end of the year. But you'll also learn a lot about what to expect as we head into 2022 and beyond. We'll discuss the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, tax savings steps for individuals and businesses, plus much more. RMDs, QCDs, child tax credits, donations, appreciation... You get the idea. We're going to cover it all on this episode. To help us navigate it all we've brought onto the show Jeff...

Duration:00:38:21

Episode 36: Charitable Planning Ideas With Special Guest Rebecca Hendrix, Food Bank of Northeast Arkansas

11/11/2021
It's the perfect time of year to start thinking about how charitable giving fits into your financial plan and goals. Rebecca Hendrix from the Food Bank of Northeast Arkansas joins Carrie for a great discussion on how you can help the Food Bank this winter. They'll also cover other charitable topics like gifting cash & appreciated securities, using your 401(k) or IRA to give to charity to take care of tax advantages, donor advised funds, and much more. We'll also answer a great listener...

Duration:00:23:06

Episode 35: What To Know About Cyber Liability Insurance

10/7/2021
October is Cyber Awareness Month and the topic has never been more important for small business owners to understand. In fact, in the wake of COVID-19, cyber-crime has risen exponentially. Hackers are preying on our increasing need for digital communication. Andy Runyan and Phillip Greer from Block Insurance join the show again to share stories about everyday business owners who have been impacted by cyber crime. They'll also explore with Carrie what cyber policies cover in case you're...

Duration:00:23:06

Episode 34: What Every Business Owner Needs To Know About Health Insurance

9/16/2021
How is health insurance changing for small-to-medium sized employers? What are the benefits to employers and employees of self-funded plans? Guests Andy Runyan and Phillip Greer from Block Insurance help Carrie answer these questions and more on today's episode. And if you have any questions, reach out to Block Insurance online at https://www.blockinsurance.com/ or call 870-236-8744. Important Links: Quraishi Law Firm: https://quraishilaw.com/ Wealth Protection Toolkit:...

Duration:00:22:47

Episode 33: Will Rogers' Retirement Advice

5/13/2021
What can we learn about retirement planning from the great Will Rogers? We'll explore some of his famous quotes and see what lessons we can learn. Important Links: Quraishi Law Firm: https://quraishilaw.com/ Wealth Protection Toolkit: https://go.quraishilaw.com/toolkit-new Smart, Simple Wealth Book: https://go.quraishilaw.com/freebook Defuse: 7 Steps to Protecting your 401k from the Ticking Tax Time Bomb: https://bit.ly/3fXcEhT

Duration:00:21:38

Episode 32: Financial Fact or Fiction

4/15/2021
Sometimes the easiest way to learn about something is make it really simple. Like some of the first true/false tests you might have taken in school, let’s play a round of fact or fiction to test your financial planning acuity. Important Links: Quraishi Law Firm: https://quraishilaw.com/ Wealth Protection Toolkit: https://go.quraishilaw.com/toolkit-new Smart, Simple Wealth Book: https://go.quraishilaw.com/freebook

Duration:00:25:47

Episode 31: Retirement Planning For Business Owners

3/11/2021
Business owners are particularly vulnerable to some misconceptions and false assumptions about their retirement. Let’s address a few of these issues… Important Links: Quraishi Law Firm: https://quraishilaw.com/ Wealth Protection Toolkit: https://go.quraishilaw.com/toolkit-new Smart, Simple Wealth Book: https://go.quraishilaw.com/freebook

Duration:00:23:36

Episode 30: How Women Can Make Sure They’re Involved In Financial Decisions

2/18/2021
A recent survey found that nearly half of the female respondents said they defer major financial and investment decisions to their spouses. Most of the explanations amounted to just wanting to stick their heads in the sand. They want to just know they’re taken care of, but not get mired in the minutia. But we’ve heard countless stories of why this is a bad idea because one day you might become the lead decision maker. On this episode, let’s go over some tips for how women can get back in the...

Duration:00:29:34

The Things Nobody Says To Their Financial Advisor

1/7/2021
You’ve probably never heard anyone make these statements that we’ll provide on today’s episode. And there are some great reasons why… Important Links: Quraishi Law Firm: https://quraishilaw.com/ Wealth Protection Toolkit: https://go.quraishilaw.com/toolkit-new Smart, Simple Wealth Book: https://go.quraishilaw.com/freebook

Duration:00:24:35

End Of Year Planning Tasks

12/17/2020
Let’s explore some of the things you should be thinking about and checking on as we wrap up 2020 and begin 2021. Important Links: Quraishi Law Firm: https://quraishilaw.com/ Wealth Protection Toolkit: https://go.quraishilaw.com/toolkit-new Smart, Simple Wealth Book: https://go.quraishilaw.com/freebook

Duration:00:19:45

What Retirees Should Know About Wills & Trusts

11/12/2020
People often overlook the estate planning side of preparing for retirement. There are a lot of misunderstandings about trusts and wills and the roles they play in the equation. On this episode, we’ll explore some of the critical questions you should ask about these strategies as you prepare for retirement. Important Links: Quraishi Law Firm: https://quraishilaw.com/ Wealth Protection Toolkit: https://go.quraishilaw.com/toolkit-new Smart, Simple Wealth Book:...

Duration:00:25:01

Following The Financial Commandments

10/19/2020
On this episode, we present you with five commandments that are worth of being written on stone tablets in your retirement plan. Important Links: Quraishi Law Firm: https://quraishilaw.com/ Wealth Protection Toolkit: https://go.quraishilaw.com/toolkit-new Smart, Simple Wealth Book: https://go.quraishilaw.com/freebook

Duration:00:17:22

Financial & Estate Issues Particularly Challenging For Women

9/3/2020
Many financial and legal issues impact us all the same. But, of course, other challenges have varying impacts from person to person because our situations are all unique. Let’s take a look at some of the financial and retirement challenges that are unique to women. Important Links: Quraishi Law Firm: https://quraishilaw.com/ Wealth Protection Toolkit: https://go.quraishilaw.com/toolkit-new Smart, Simple Wealth Book: https://go.quraishilaw.com/freebook

Duration:00:24:49

Meet New Attorney Kalee Haywood

8/14/2020
The newest member of the Quraishi Law & Wealth team, Attorney Kalee Haywood, joins the show. Kalee completed her undergraduate work at Arkansas State University before obtaining her Juris Doctor Degree from the University of Arkansas School of Law. Before joining the firm, she was an attorney specialist with the Office of Chief Counsel of the Arkansas Department of Human Services and also worked in private practices. Learn more about Kalee's background, what she brings to the table, and...

Duration:00:17:18

Be Careful With DIY Legal Documents During COVID

7/9/2020
During COVID-19 you might be tempted to take the easy way out on some things like getting your legal and financial house in order. But think twice before using a simple online form or free service to handle your most important financial and legal documents. Some really simple mistakes you can make when doing the DIY approach can really mess up your overall plan. On this episode, Carrie will talk to us about some of the close calls she's seen people make the past few months and how you can...

Duration:00:20:53

What Mark Twain Can Teach Us About Money

6/18/2020
"Apparently there is nothing that cannot happen today." That's a famous Mark Twain quote and it also seems to perfectly describe life in 2020. What can happen is certainly happening this year. And that's not the only wise and intriguing saying Mark Twain ever had. Let's explore some of Twain's favorite quotes and see what they can teach us about money and finances. We'll also answer a question from Leo about trusts as part of an estate and financial plan. Important Links: Quraishi Law...

Duration:00:22:56