Plan Wise. Retire Free.

Top 5 Social Security Misunderstandings

Myths, rumors, and misunderstandings are pervasive in the world of Social Security. On this show, we’ll look to clear up the top 5 misunderstandings about Social Security.

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Finding Silver Linings In Unfortunate Financial Situations

Not everything goes smoothly in your financial life. We’ll look at some negative circumstances that many retirees and pre-retirees face and help you find the silver lining in the midst of tough situations.

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The Bucket Plan with Jason Smith, Part 2

We continue our conversation from last time with Jason Smith. Today we look at how the bucket plan would hold up in an event like the 2008 market crash and when you should think about refilling your buckets.

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Forbes Article: https://www.forbes.com/sites/advisor/2014/04/24/why-the-average-investors-investment-return-is-so-low/#2cf1802b111a

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The Bucket Plan with Jason Smith, Part 1

On today's podcast, we are joined by Jason Smith who is the chairman of Prosperity Capital and author of The Bucket Plan. We discuss how Jason got started with the bucket plan concept and his ideologies surrounding this type of planning.

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Paychecks & Playchecks with Tom Hegna

On this week's podcast, we sit down with well-known financial author and speaker, Tom Hegna. Tom discusses his book Paychecks & Playchecks and different methods that can generate a lifetime income stream.

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The Mailbag Show

We dedicate this week's podcast to questions from our listeners that we have received from our website.

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Excuses Why You‘re Working With The Wrong Advisor

Very often we see a broker, or advisor who’s doing a less than stellar job, but folks continue to work with him, or her simply because they feel that he, or she is a nice guy/gal. Let’s talk about the ridiculousness of actual statements we’ve heard from clients and why it’s important for people to get help and advice that they really need, instead of just maintaining a relationship for strictly personal reasons.

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Why You Should Plan For Retirement With A Sense Of Urgency

Some people (in fact, probably most people) find it easy to procrastinate when it comes to financial planning issues. But let’s talk about some scenarios that might cause people to have a bit more sense of urgency...

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Exposing 401(k) Weaknesses

Your 401k can be your most powerful retirement savings tool. But it’s not perfect. Let’s talk about some of the weaknesses that you should be aware of in your 401k (or 403b...or TSP...or 457 plan)

These Financial Things Are Underrated

This topic is simple. Things related to your money, finances, and retirement that should get way more attention and excitement. Let’s give them the love they deserve on this episode.

These Financial Things Are Overrated

Sometimes things get pushed or catch a lot of buzz in the financial landscape and they just aren’t all they’re cracked up to be. Let’s explore some of the things that might be sold to you as the greatest thing since sliced bread, but in reality it’s probably way too much focus and attention being paid to them.

Planning For Future Tax Rates

This week, we'll continue our earlier discussions about the oncoming tax train that is headed our way. Let the Roth Guy help get you prepped so you can have peace of mind about how taxes will affect your retirement future.

Don’t Utter These Famous Last Words

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...

Roth Accounts and Tax Buckets

Jude, "The Roth Guy", helps us look at the tax benefits of Roth accounts this week. We'll also have a more in-depth discussion about the three "buckets" that make up Jude and Mike's Bucket Plan strategy for structuring their clients' financial plans.

Effects Of The Tax Reform & Email Questions

We'll start off things off this week by discussing the effects of the tax code changes on people's tax returns this year. Then we'll dive into the mailbag and answer questions on retirement tax brackets, rolling over a 401(k), book recommendations, and more.

The Tax Train

This week we discuss the oncoming tax train and things to consider when choosing to prepare for the potential tax increases.

The 5 Most Common “Pain Points” In Your Financial Life

When it comes to financial planning, everybody has some kind of pain point. Those pain points are different for each person, but everyone has something that bothers them. Mike and Jude tell us about some times where they've helped clients through these frustrating areas.

The Roth Guy

We discuss the debut of The Roth Guy and talk about some of the finer points of using a Roth as part of your retirement strategy.

Episode #14: Financial Overhaul

The guys share their thoughts on when a few tweaks to your retirement plan might not be enough and maybe a complete overhaul is needed.

Episode #13: Little Missed Details

Let’s talk about some of the details that people often fail to consider when they’re planning their retirement.

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