financial planning

Ep 158: The Retirement Marathon: Finishing the Race

Getting through retirement can be a lot like running a marathon. In this episode, we will discuss some similarities between getting to the finish line in racing and retirement. A lot of people assume that training for a marathon consists of long runs every day, when it actually involves a lot of planning. Most marathoners…

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Financial Planning and The Role Your House Will Play

For most people, their home will be the most valuable asset they own during their lifetime so it’s no surprise that we get a lot of questions about how a home (or homes) fits into retirement plans.

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Ep 149: How Procrastination Dooms Your Financial Future

People have many reasons for procrastinating when it comes to putting a retirement plan together. Let’s explore some of those excuses and why they can be dangerous, and talk about how to overcome them…

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How Your Risk Tolerance Plays Into the Financial Planning Process

In order to build a financial plan that’s customized to your goals, it requires assessing a wide range of factors. Maybe one of the most important for determining your investment strategy is how well you handle risk.

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Ep 109: Living the Dream

Retirement planning is not all about finances, we also need to think about our lifestyles and what activities will make us happy from day to day. Today, we’ll discuss what it means to live the dream and hopefully inspire you to plan out your unique goals.

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Ep 105: Financial Mistakes Couples Make

Finances can cause a lot of stress for couples. However, planning together is crucial to your overall financial plan. On today’s episode, we will highlight a few areas that couples need to focus on as a team.

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Ep 91: Planning Through Uncommon Sense

Do you ever think you’re doing it right but then find out it’s all wrong? Let’s talk uncommon sense in financial planning and what you should be doing.

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Ep 90: Not Your Father’s Retirement

How does retirement look today vs. back when Dad was retiring? We talk through what you need to prepare for when it comes to retirement in the modern era.

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Ep 81: What Can We Learn From Will Rogers?

The quotes and quips from the past can shed a lot of light on the current situation when it comes to financial planning. Have you heard any of these before? How do they apply in your financial life?

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Ep 66: End-of-Year Financial Planning

Today’s Hack: What financial moves should you make before the year is over? Have you talked with your financial advisor about these strategies? Let’s review the items that are most important at the end of the year. Click the timestamps below to jump ahead in the episode… Video Version: Other Retirement Facts: As wrap up…

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Ep 45: Investing Like a Genius

What can we learn from geniuses? How can we apply those same principles when making investment decisions? On this episode of Phil’s Tax Hacks, we’ll discover what it means to invest like a genius as well as answer a question from the mailbag.

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Ep 42: Traditional IRA vs. Roth IRA

Are you investing in a traditional IRA or a Roth IRA? Which one is better? What pros and cons should you be aware about? Find out on this episode.

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Ep 29: Considering Your Emotions When Making Financial Decisions

While it may seem like your financial decisions are all about the numbers, emotions play a big part in what you do with your money! How much should you let your emotions decide and when should you turn more towards logic? We’ll discuss that on this episode.

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Ep 26: Traits Your Advisor Should Have

Financial advisors come in many different forms with varying degrees of experience, but every advisor you choose to work with should have a set of traits that will give your retirement plan the best chance of success. We’re going to take a look at five you should make sure your advisor or future advisor possess.

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