THE PLAN WISE, RETIRE FREE PODCAST
With Jude Wilson & Mike Mott
Let’s talk about some of the areas of your financial life where you might be flirtin’ with disaster and don’t even know it…
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We’re talking specifically to Baby Boomers on this episode. What are the most common challenges, fears and objectives of this generation? What are some of the mistakes Boomers often make and how can they be avoided?
This week we catch up on some emails sent into the podcast over the past few weeks. So let’s dive in and tackle some questions from folks just like you.
Just like any decision in life, making financial choices would be a lot easier with the benefit of hindsight. Let’s talk about some of the things we might hear from people who wish they’d done things differently after looking in the rear view mirror.
On part 1 of this series, we discussed what the ticking tax bomb is and the havoc it can cause. Today, we will discuss proactive strategies and examples.
Director of Advanced Planning at Buckingham Wealth Partners joins us for a two part series on taxes and the ticking tax time bomb that looms in the distance.
This week Dr. Neecie joins us on the podcast. She is currently the president of Life Coaching Institute and she also holds a Doctorate of Psychology from the University of Texas. It can be easy to be generous when the market is thriving, but we need to be generous during rough times like these as well. Today we discuss how generosity and prosperity are linked and some of the positive side effects of generosity.
So, we’ve all experienced what a market crash feels like in recent memory. If you had forgotten what it felt like in 2008, then 2020 should have been a sobering reminder of what it’s like to experience that sudden market drop. However, we can do follow some basic rules to ensure we don’t lose our shirts next time the arrow on the graph tumbles down.
This is part 2 of our conversation with Dr. Kathleen Rehl. On today’s show we discuss the three phases that widows experience: grief, growth, and grace. We break these phases down not only in the emotional aspect, but also how it ties into finances as well.
Dr. Kathleen Rehl is a leading authority on widows and their financial issues. A widow herself, she’s passionate about inspiring other widows and their advisors.
If you really took inventory of your financial situation, you might find that you’ve been taking for granted some assets that make up a huge piece of your puzzle. Is it possible you should be putting a little more thought into some of these assets?
We were planning to bring up this conversation before the Coronavirus pandemic hit, but now it’s more important than ever to discuss. You likely seek financial advice from lots of difference sources. Some of those sources will certainly have good intentions, but they’ll often give bad financial advice. Let’s look at some examples and explore the reasons why we have to be very careful from whom we’re taking this important guidance.
In wake of the financial impacts COVID-19 has had on the economy, Congress just passed a bill called the CARES Act. We talk about some of the things retirees and pre-retirees may need to know about the CARES Act as well as offer a free download to read through on our topic.