How Does Flying Relate to Retirement Planning?
You don’t need to be understand the basics behind flying but you’ll need some guidance from a professional to grasp the finer points and nuances to the actual process. Believe it or not, there are a number of parallels between flying and retirement planning and that’s what we plan to tackle on this episode.
Challenges That Millennials Face in Financial Planning
It’s easy to take shots at millennials and joke about many of the stereotypes that follow them around, but that’s not always fair. That younger generation faces many new challenges that weren’t around 15-20 years ago, and it makes it difficult to start saving and planning for retirement. We’ll address those issues in this episode.
Potential Financial Pitfalls for Someone Entering a Nursing Home
When facing the decision to put a loved one into a nursing home, the last thing you want to be concerned about is their safety and security. That’s true of financial and physical health. There are some financial pitfalls that you need to know about so you can protect your family.
Things You Should Consider When Inheriting a Home
Inheriting a home can be major life change and it bring with it a number of decisions that need to be made. Depending on who else was included in the inheritance, you’ll have to figure out what you want to do with it. Every decision brings a different set of pros and cons so understanding those will help you determine what option is best.
Weaknesses in 401K Retirement Plans
One of the most popular retirement plans that people utilize is the 401(k). It’s often the easiest place to start when you begin saving for your future and a many times a employer will offer the option as part of a compensation package. The 401(k) definitely serves its purpose but there are some weaknesses that might make you look to other investment opportunities.
Finding Financial Security
“Financial security” might mean different things to different people, but for nearly everyone, finding financial security is the most important part of their retirement plan. So, how do you define financial security?
The Real Definition Of “Safe Money”
It seems that people have different definitions of “safe money” as it relates to their savings. Let’s discuss some of those varying explanations of the term and why it’s an important conversation for any retiree or pre-retiree to have.
Famous Last Words (You Don’t Want to Say!) In Retirement
Hopefully your famous last words in life won’t be “Hey y’all, watch this!” And in the financial world, there’s quite a few phrases that you don’t want to be your famous last words either… Dan talks through some common financial phrases that certainly aren’t words to live by.
5 Simple Retirement Questions (That Are Hard to Answer)
These five questions are quite common. They're deceptively simple, and depending on your situation, they can be quite complex to answer. Beyond a simple “yes” or “no” answer, let’s hear what Dan has to say about these important retirement questions.
To Fish Or Cut Bait?
Decision-making can be tough, and it's often tempting not to make any decision at all. As you research a decision, you're often hit with a barrage of information, and if you're not careful, you can find yourself stuck. However, there comes a time when we all need to fish or cut bait as the saying goes. Discover the importance of decisiveness and the dangers of analysis paralysis.
Conventional Wisdom Isn’t Always So Wise
Wouldn’t it be great if retirement came with a simple manual we could all follow step-by-step? It would sure make things easier. Unfortunately, there’s no such universal manual and to make matters worse, most of the conventional wisdom about the financial world also tends to lead people astray when they follow the advice blindly.
When Is It “Safe” For You To Retire?
Do you have enough money to retire? At what age or dollar amount will you get there? How can you be sure? These are all questions we’ll talk about in today’s podcast.
The 5 Most Common Pain Points In Your Financial Life
When it comes to financial planning, everyone has some kind of pain point. They're different for each client, but everyone has something that bothers them. Dan explains how he helps his clients to alleviate their "pain points."
The 6 Things Wasting Away In Your Financial Junk Drawer
You probably have a junk drawer at home. It's filled with knick knacks like rubber bands, clothespins, and ink pens, and highlighters. While you might not realize it, you probably have a financial junk drawer as well. Discover six things you could be giving a better purpose.
Episode #76: Watch Out For These Financial Mistakes
Join us as we outline some of the crucial financial mistakes we see our clients making. Don't worry, we'll outline how to avoid them as well.
Episode #75: Little Missed Details
The little missed details in your financial plan could be costing you. Pay attention to the fine print, and cover the little things in your retirement plan.
Episode #74: Mark Twain’s Financial Wisdom Part 02
There's a lot to be learned from the wit and wisdom of Mark Twain. Join us as we dive into part two of our series on his famous sayings.
Episode #73: Mark Twain’s Financial Wisdom Part 01
There's a lot to be learned from the wit and wisdom of Mark Twain. Join us as we discover what he might have to say about our finances.
Episode #72: You’ve Lost That Financial Feeling
Financial planning is more than math and logic. There are times when it's important to consider your emotions. Dan helps us tap into that financial feeling.
Episode #71: Defining Risk Tolerance
Today's Objective... Risk tolerance is a buzzword that gets used in many financial conversations, but what is it, and how does it affect your retirement plan? Dan explains. [spp-player url=https://mcdn.podbean.com/mf/web/786hn4/PODCAST_071_-_BUZZWORD_RISK_TOLERANCE_-_DAN_BETZEL.mp3] (Click the featured times below to jump forward in the [...]