After it simmered in Congress for a year, the SECURE Act is now law. If you have a retirement account of any kind, or will one day inherit a retirement account, this will affect you.
With all of the things in the financial world that you can’t control, why would you sabotage your own retirement by messing up the things you can control? Let’s discuss some ways that people sabotage their own financial health.
Sometimes you just need to go through your financial life and take out the trash. Let’s talk about the things that might need to be thrown out…
“Financial Security” might mean different things to different people, but for nearly everyone, making sure that they achieve their own definition of security is the most important part of their retirement plan. So, how do you define financial security? On today’s show, we’ll cover some of the popular responses we hear from clients during the planning process.
If life insurance becomes part of your retirement plan, you need to make sure you’re able to cash in on a claim should the situation arise. Unfortunately, people make mistakes that end up preventing that from happening. We’ll tell you about those and what you can do to keep that from happening.
Have you ever had financial trouble? And we’re not just talking about the direst of situations like going bankrupt. Do you think a divorce is to blame for messing up your finances? Do you tend to think the system is rigged against the little guy? Did a former broker “do you wrong”? On today’s podcast, we’ll look at some of the common things that people might blame for their financial planning troubles. See if you identify with one of these. Are you pointing your finger in the right direction?
If you take a close look at most folks’ financial situations, you’ll find that it’s almost scandalous how badly their financial matters have been handled. Let’s talk about the steps people should take to create a scandal-free retirement.
Your 401(k) 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).
Today’s episode is simple. We’ll look at some of the most widely believed financial myths and try to bust them wide open. The scary thing is that a lot of people base their financial plans on some of these myths. Don’t be like that.
It can be easy to get caught up with the “shiny objects” of the financial world. Isaac will look at a few of these “fool’s gold” situations and explain why these items may be less valuable than you may have thought.