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Dive into our insightful blogs, where we share valuable tips and expert advice on various financial topics.
Retirement is a unique journey for each of us. The thought that there’s a one-size-fits-all solution is a myth, but what if we told you there are certain universal truths that can guide every retiree? Dive deep in this episode, where we juxtapose the individuality of retirement plans with the foundational principles that remain consistent across the board. This is part 1 of a 2-part series.
There are some people who don’t care at all about leaving a financial legacy, but for those who do, it’s important to eliminate some of the common estate planning mistakes. In this episode, we cover topics ranging from poor expense planning to outdated beneficiary designations and family conflict triggers. We also shed light on some misconceptions about transferring real estate and explain the impact of tax implications on your estate. If you want to leave a legacy without regret or legal turmoil, this episode is a great starting point.
In this episode, we delve into the complex and often emotionally charged process of changing financial advisors. We’ll discuss the telltale signs that it’s time to consider a switch, the questions to ask your current advisor, and what to look for in a new one. Join us as we demystify the transition process and equip you with the knowledge you need to make informed decisions about who is best suited to guide your financial future.
We are excited to be back with Merrell Bailey, a seasoned estate attorney, CPA, and MBA, for part two of our conversation. In this episode, Merrell discusses the importance of an umbrella policy for asset protection, proper account titling, and the four ways assets transfer after death. Discover when to seek professional help, like a durable power of attorney, and scenarios where a qualified estate attorney’s guidance is invaluable. Listen in as she stresses early planning and the benefits of seeking expert advice for a secure retirement.
Today we are thrilled to be joined by Merrel Bailey, a seasoned estate attorney, CPA, and MBA, who sheds light on the importance of estate planning and asset protection for everyone, not just the wealthy. In part one of this two-part series, she highlights the importance of having your legal documents in place from early adulthood and talks about the role of asset titling in financial planning. She also discusses the role of an umbrella policy, the nuances of a healthcare surrogate, and the importance of a living will. This episode is a must-listen for anyone looking to deepen their understanding of estate planning and asset protection!
In this week’s episode, we’re taking a look at a recent study conducted by an expert at MIT that focuses on longevity planning. Our discussion will revolve around the evolving landscape of retirement planning, influenced by longer life spans, and highlight three crucial questions you should contemplate when it comes to retirement planning. Join us and see why having access to simple pleasures, building a strong social network, and considering the hidden costs of maintenance are so important.
We are so excited to have Lee Pancake join us on the show today. Lee is the General Manager at Tim’s Wine Market and he also teaches wine courses at Slate Wine & Spirits Academy. We love to host fun and educational events for our clients, so we thought it would be fun to invite him to the show this week to help us learn a little more about wine pairings and tastings.
Are you ready to take control of your finances during life’s most pivotal moments? In this episode, we dive into the complex world of financial decision-making during key life events. Whether you’re experiencing the excitement of marriage or the joy of welcoming a new child or facing the challenges of divorce or the loss of a loved one, we’ll provide practical tips and guidance to help you make informed decisions and maintain financial stability.
We are excited to be back with Regine Bonneau in this episode. Regine is the Founder and CEO of RB Advisory. Her company specializes in cyber security protection, risk management, and compliance. In the previous episode, we discussed cybersecurity threats, so today we will explore potential solutions to these problems.
Today we welcome Regine Bonneau to the show. Regine is the Founder and CEO of RB Advisory. Her company specializes in cyber security protection, risk management, and compliance. It’s important to be informed on cyber security to protect yourself from potential risks. We will be talking to Regine about the threats she sees in cyber security and how she got started in this business.
Are you aware that not all retirement accounts are created equal? It’s crucial to understand the purpose and advantages of each type of account to make the best choice for your future. In this episode, we’ll delve into the different types of retirement accounts, including 401(k)s, IRAs, Roths, and several other examples. We’ll help you weigh the pros and cons of each and give you insights into the purposes they serve so that you can make an informed decision. Join us and discover why understanding the purpose of these accounts is essential for securing a comfortable retirement.
Are you preparing for retirement but feeling confident that you have covered all the expenses? Well, think again… It turns out that many retirees overlook some crucial expenses that can leave them financially vulnerable. In this episode, we explore the retirement expenses that most people tend to forget, including skyrocketing medical bills, unexpected travel costs, taxes, and much more. We’ll discuss practical tips and strategies to help you plan for these expenses and ensure a secure and comfortable retirement.