THE PLAN WISE, RETIRE FREE PODCAST
With Jude Wilson, CWS®, MBA, BPC™
Kurt Alter serves as a Tax Principal at Rehmann. His experience is diverse and suitable to a variety of business and individual tax, accounting, and consulting needs. Jude and Kurt will discuss how Rehmann creates an individualized client experience and why this is crucial when putting together a plan.
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If you’ve ever ridden the subway in London, you’ve probably seen the “Mind the Gap” signs warning you to be aware of the gap between the train door and the station platform. Let’s talk today about minding the gaps in retirement planning.
If you’re of the age that your mom and dad retired 20 or 30 years ago, the world was a much different place when they walked away from their paychecks. Let’s talk about how things are different now.
Fire extinguishers, airbags in your car, and smoke alarms in your house are all examples of things in life that don’t really seem to matter until they’re the only thing that matters. On that rare occasion when you need one of those items, you’ll either be very glad that you have one, or really regretting the fact that you don’t.
So much focus in the financial world revolves around accumulating money. There’s all sorts of advice, howto guides and guardrails in place when it comes to saving and investing, but a lot less resources out there to help retirees navigate the period of time after retirement. This is known as decumulation, the spending down and managing of the assets you’ve accumulated through your life. And on this episode, we’ll point at (at least) 5 things you must know about decumulation to retire successfully.
The United States has taken on a lot of debt and this number has only skyrocketed since the Coronavirus pandemic. There was a lot of spending to keep the economy afloat, but this makes the tax conversation more important than ever. Jude talks to us about some of the proposals that might become a reality in the future and share how he has been able to help some of his clients with taxes.
Ironically, life insurance is a young man’s game. The perception among many people is that your need for life insurance dramatically decreases and perhaps becomes completely unnecessary as you age. Is that really the case? On this episode, let’s explore some ins and outs of life insurance and its various uses.
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…
“The Family Letter” author Debi Ronca joins the show this week to talk about her book and her job as a life coach.
Are pension plans truly disappearing across the country? Let’s take a look at the status of pension plans in America and how changes in that space impact you when planning for retirement.
A recent survey found that nearly half of the female respondents said they defer major financial and investment decisions to their spouses. On this episode, let’s go over some tips for how women can get back in the game when it comes to involvement in the process of making financial decisions whether married, divorced or single.
Business owners are particularly vulnerable to some misconceptions and false assumptions about their retirement. Let’s address a few of these issues.
As you get ready to file 2020 taxes and look ahead to the rest of this year’s tax implications, let’s cover some of the changes you need to be aware of and answer some important tax questions.