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Ep 139: Are You a Risk Taker? Evaluating Your Risk Tolerance Level

Do you take a lot of risk or are you a conservative investor? On today’s episode, we’ll explore why risk tolerance matters and how understanding our own risk tolerance level can protect our assets and future.

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Understanding the Three Worlds of Money

A major hurdle to getting started with saving and investing is trying to figure out exactly where to begin. With so much information and so many products available, trying to narrow things down can feel a bit overwhelming.

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Ep 134: Countdown to Retirement

As you count down the days to retirement there are some important things, you’ll want to cross off your to-do list. On today’s episode, we’re going to breakdown some of the things you’ll want to get done before this next chapter of life.

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Ep 128: Financial Jargon: Terms & Definitions

There is a lot of financial jargon out there that can be confusing when you are trying to plan for retirement. So on today’s episode, we’ll explore a variety of different terms and definitions and how they apply to the financial planning process.

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Ep 124: State of the Market and Current Inflation

The current state of the market and the rate of inflation may be making you nervous. How do we expect current events to impact your retirement plan and what can we do to protect our financial future?

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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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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 110: 4 Unreasonable Requests

Although you may never ask something unreasonable of your advisor, it’s important to know where that line is. It will help you manage your expectations. On today’s episode, we will discuss 4 unreasonable things to ask of or expect from your financial advisor.

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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 99: Breaking Down Economic News in Bits and Pieces

How can what’s happening this year shape our financial plans moving forward? We talk through several current events in the economy and what impact it could have on the future.

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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 84: Frequently Asked Questions About Bonds

Let’s dive into some frequently asked questions about bonds. Phil explains what they are and how they work.

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Ep 61: Would You Pass This Retirement Preparedness Quiz?

How do you know if you’re ready for retirement? Whether you plan to retire soon or years from now, taking this quiz will help you understand what you need to do to prepare.

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Ep 55: Hindsight is 20/20 in Financial Planning

Ever wish you knew then what you know now? That’s especially true in the year 2020. We discuss areas where hindsight could help and what to do about those financial decisions today.

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Ep 46: Survival Guide – Preparing for the Next Market Crash

What will happen to your portfolio when the market crashes next? Will you be ready or will your plans be wrecked? Let’s run through a list of the lessons we’ve learned that can be applied to the next bit downturn.

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Ep 44: Do You Say One Thing Then Do Another?

Are you risk-averse but then find out your portfolio is riskier than you want? Or do you say you want to retire but haven’t really prepared to do so? What other instances do you say one thing but do another?

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Ep 38: Playing the Financial Crossword Puzzle

When you complete a crossword puzzle, every letter and word needs to be right in order to achieve success. Similarly, a financial plan has a lot of intersecting parts that need to be aligned in order to achieve your goals. Are you ready to play?

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Ep 36: Financial Truths You Can Depend On

What financial truths can you depend on to always be true? While some financial statements may be more opinion than fact, these financial truths are ones you’ll want to hang on to.

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Ep 28: How To Set Realistic Financial & Retirement Goals

Do you have financial and retirement goals set? How do you know if those goals are doable or simply unrealistic? Let’s talk about goal-setting and how we approach it with our clients to make sure they stay on track for retirement.

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Ep #14: How to Live a Retirement Without Regret

You work hard and deserve the chance to enjoy your retirement to the fullest. No one wants to reach that next chapter with regrets on how you invested and planned along the way. Make the right decisions now and you won’t have that worry in retirement, and we’ll give you advice to rid your portfolio of regrets.

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