financial plan

Finding the Right Financial Advisor

The common hesitation keeping people from beginning that relationship with an advisor is figuring out who to work with. It can be a challenge picking the right advisor because of the various designations, the different types of specialties, and worry that a person might just be trying to sell you a product.

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How Inflation Impacts Retirement Planning

Inflation has long been known as the silent killer for financial planning because the small increases in prices each year weren’t noticeable day-to-day. Over time, however, those increments add up and eventually become magnified over the years.

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Ep 123: What is the Most Important Part of Retirement Planning?

The most important part of retirement planning is going to look different for everyone. On today’s show, we discuss some expert claims about the most important part of planning and whether Phil agrees or disagrees.

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Ep 120: How Much Are Your Money Biases Costing You?

Most of us have some biases when it comes to money. Are you afraid of risk? Are you thinking far enough into the future? On today’s episode, we discuss the different types of money biases and whether they could be costing you financially.

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Ep 108: Overconfidence in Financial Planning

We want confidence and stability in our retirement plans but overconfidence can cause us to make financial mistakes. Today we are discussing some common areas of overconfidence in financial planning and how we can manage these areas.

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Ep 104: Can You Put Off These Financial Decisions?

We all tend to procrastinate from time to time, even when it comes to our finances. However, there are many things that we don’t want to put off addressing in our financial plan. On today’s episode, Phil will discuss 5 financial decisions that people tend to put off and whether it is okay to do so.

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Ep 103: What Do You Need To Know About the Recent Tax Proposal?

If the recent tax proposals were to pass, how would it affect your financial plan? Some things we may want to look out for include changes in capital gains and Roth conversions. Phil talks about who could be most impacted if these proposals became a reality.

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Ep 101: Red Flags in Your Financial Plan

Are you worried you’re missing some red flags in your financial plan? Let’s talk through what you need to know and where you should better prepare.

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Ep 100: How Age & Wisdom Affect Retirement

Let’s talk about one of the primary benefits of aging: wisdom. Phil shares some of the key things to consider in order to make wise decisions as you age and near retirement.

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Ep 98: What Makes Phil Tick?

To get to know Phil a bit more, we ask a few questions to find out how he got to where he is today. From his influences and hobbies to what he likes most about the job, today’s podcast is all about what makes Phil tick.

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Ep 97: Why You Need Retirement Customization

What’s so important about a custom retirement plan? Because just like everything else about you, it’s not identical to someone else.

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Ep 92: What is Your Spending Personality?

Do you know your spending type? What about your spouse’s spending type? How does that impact your financial plan? Phil talks us through the different types and how they pair with others.

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Ep 89: The Three Worlds of Money

What are the three worlds of money and how do they fit into your financial plan? Phil shares where you should have your money and why.

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Ep 88: 5 Words That Describe Retirement

What words would you use to describe retirement? Having this vision can help shape your goals and needs for your financial plan.

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Ep 87: Playing the ‘What if?’ Financial Game

What scenarios might come up in your financial future? We talk through what you may (or may not) face and how to prepare accordingly with your financial plan.

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Ep 79: When Crisis Meets Opportunity

When faced with financial challenges, do you view them as a crisis or an opportunity? Phil shares how your financial advisor can help you navigate them.

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Ep 78: March Madness and Retirement Planning

March Madness is back! Have you filled out your brackets yet before the tournament starts? To have a little basketball-inspired fun today, we talk about the parallels between financial planning and March Madness.

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Ep 74: Getting More Involved in Retirement Planning

Are you in the know or in the dark when it comes to your financial plan? Is your spouse the one making the calls or are you doing it together? Let’s talk about the steps you can take to get more involved in your family’s finances.

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Ep 71: Good News, Bad News in Financial Planning

No one likes bad news and sometimes the good news doesn’t outweigh the bad. On today’s podcast, we talk about a few financial topics that come with good news and bad news.

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Ep 70: Know Thyself – How Looking Inward Can Lead To Major Financial Impacts

Have you stopped to reflect on yourself and your feelings when it comes to finances? When you meet with an advisor, it’s important to be true to yourself. Today on the podcast, we’ll ask the questions you should sit with when it comes to making financial decisions and a financial plan.

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