Plan Wise. Retire Free.

Saying Goodbye To 2021

We answer emails and some getting to know questions with Jude as this year winds down.

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Opportunities For Retirement’s Late Bloomers

Maybe you’re close to retirement and think you don’t have nearly enough money saved. Let’s talk about some reasons that the news might not be as bad as you think.

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Where Financial Advisors Drop The Ball

We see a lot of people who aren’t getting the kind of advice and service from their financial advisor that they should be. In a lot of cases, the advisor is only “managing the investments,” but not providing guidance in other areas. Let’s talk about some of the things that your advisor should be doing.

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Tax Consequences: Pros & Cons of Various Account Types

Different types of accounts have different tax consequences. Let’s talk about those advantages and disadvantages in different types of accounts and how you can use them (or not) in retirement planning.

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Risk Averse: Explaining The Buzzword

Have you heard someone say they’re risk averse? Do you know what it really means in the context of the financial world? We’ll explore this important buzzword on today’s show and explain why it’s so important to have a good grip on just how risk averse you are.

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Financial Mistakes Couples Often Make

Getting husbands and wives on the same page with their retirement plan can often be a challenge. Let’s talk about some of the things that couples often mess up.

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Out Of Tune Retirement

Even if you have a solid financial plan in place, things can quickly get out of tune if you don’t make adjustments from time to time. Let’s talk about some of the areas where we often see people get out of tune in their financial plan.

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Mind The Gap

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.

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Not Your Father’s Retirement

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.

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The Things That Don’t Matter… Until They Do

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.

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5 Things You Must Know About Decumulation

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.

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Financial Planning In Today‘s Environment

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.

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Do Retirees Need Life Insurance?

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.

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Are You Flirtin’ With Disaster?

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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The Family Letter

"The Family Letter" author Debi Ronca joins the show this week to talk about her book and her job as a life coach.

The Family Letter: https://debironca.com/product/the-family-letter/

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The Status Of The American Pension Plan

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.

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

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.

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Retirement Planning For Business Owners

Business owners are particularly vulnerable to some misconceptions and false assumptions about their retirement. Let’s address a few of these issues.

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2021 Tax Tips Recap

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.

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Mailbag Show

Jude and Mike take the time to answer a number of questions from listeners about their finances, as well as planning for the future.

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